Monday, May 26, 2008

Assistens Kirkegård

Early Saturday morning we hopped on the bikes and went off in search of the grave of the Danish philosopher Kierkegaard's one-time fiancée, Regina Olsen. The Danish cemeteries are absolutely beautiful. They are popular public green spaces - we saw a number of people jogging around the gravel paths, walking their dogs, and laying out reading books. They are so full of life that it's hard to remember they are a memorial to the dead. We picked up danishes and coffee on the way, and had a picnic breakfast. And also managed to take our first halfway decent family picture.

4 comments:

Joel said...

Great picture! I see that Michael put on his best undershirt for the occasion...

Rebekah said...

I think if we had known we were about to take a halfway decent family picture, we both would have showered that morning!

Bluefish said...

Such a beautiful picture:D

Karen said...

A great picture, indeed. :) Can't wait to see you guys!