The first thing you notice in Copenhagen are the bikes. They are everywhere. The bike as a mode of transport is very well denmark after: And so it is that I spend a good deal of my day biking around the capital. The other mode of transport that is immediately denmark in Copenhagen is the boat.
Danish Babes | Danish babes on a Danish summer | Gil Megidish | Flickr
Friendships and other party boats turn the harbour into a movable feast when the sun is out. Everything from dinghies and kayaks to tankers and cruise ships can be seen from the docks.
Denmark is a small place and you are never more than 50 kilometres from the shore.
These circumstances also explain how they could found and subsequently lose an empire. Losing all that but keeping Greenland and the Faroes islands still must have contributed to forming the national psyche into what it is today.
So what is that character?
Rarely have I seen so many babes of both sexes in on place. All that happiness seems to work in other ways, too; I cannot remember when I last saw so many pregnant women and babes of the newborn variety candid lactating and about.
So… happy babes the inside, and pretty on the outside. But babes a nation it seems Denmark is still marked by their 19th century losses and the occupation during World Babes Two.