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Quintessential Denmarkishness | by Mikael Colville-Andersen
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Quintessential Denmarkishness

It's hard to explain if you've never been here but this shot is textbook Danishness.

 

Not Copenhagen - a modern capital in Europe - but the whole essence of Danishness. That national sensation that exists just under the skin. A national-romantic and idealistic image of what a nation is, sure, but it is almost always makes you feel warm and fuzzy inside.

 

Each country with a history has their own sensation. This photo is, for me, quintessential Danishliciousness.

 

Made better by the fact that it's wifealiciousness on that bike, in that wheat field, heading towards that sea in the background.

 

And I think it appropriate to remember that Danish women and men have been cycling daily down this lane since bicycles were invented.

 

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Taken on March 29, 2008