Posts tagged copenhagen
Human life and the sea

On our last day in Copenhagen, cold and smiling, Chris and I wandered narrow cobblestone streets sprinkled with historical treasures to find the Nikolaj Contemporary Art Centre. As we entered the aging repurposed church I was surprised to find what seemed like a mostly empty space, at first questioning what we had each just spent our $15 on. 

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Why didn't anyone tell us about Christiania?

The Danes have massively underplayed their descriptions of Christiania, the small semi-illegal bohemian community along the sea. Maybe it simply defies description, like a true trickster, and takes a different form to each new pair of eyes. We had heard that it was “lots of funny interesting houses” but also a "place where people are free, and the pot dealers don’t like you taking pictures.” Neither did it much justice. 

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