Houses at the Svan Mill , Copenhagen

The cholera epidemy in Copenhagen in 1856 resulted in an increased interest in creating healthy housings for working-class people who died in great numbers by infections. Renowned architects created the houses uniquely, and they are still attractive today. The streets close to the beach of the Swan Mill in Eastern Copenhagen are all named after composers. At the time they were […]

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An Old American Car

I was on my bike today on the road in an industrial area of my town. Normally not an attractive place but today was different. A light blue American Veteran car, a Buick, was parked, which forced me to stop to take photos.  The color, shape, and quality stood out and reminded me of my childhood. Not that we in […]

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Hidden Places in Copenhagen

As a young person, I went everywhere in Copenhagen by bike. I thought I knew every corner of it. Thirty years ago, I moved away from Copenhagen, and now as a retired health visitor, my husband and I explore places when visiting our children. One of the places we went to last weekend was Norrebro, an area of Copenhagen where […]

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