Photos from a bike ride to Christianshavn, an island within Copenhagen, home to quaint canal-side brick homes, beautiful parks and free-town Christiania, a sort of autonomous commune that operates free from the Danish authorities.
The irony of Christiania is that squatters took over a former military site so they could create a peace-loving, yoga-doing, meditating, art-going free-town. They set their own rules in the city, among them: no stealing, no violence, no hard drugs, no gang colors, and no bulletproof vests. Oh yeah, and no photos taken inside.
A small hippy cafe in Christiania that felt like it could be anywhere in Oregon.
National Opera House