What comes to your mind when you hear of Copenhagen?
Beautiful? Peppy? Classic? Chic?
Well, to me, all those adjectives are quite the feeling I get for Copenhagen, in addition to the adjective of colourful – owing to the colourful facade of buildings in its famous harbour-cum-canal area – The Nyhavn.
I found the people of Copenhagen to be a extremely friendly and hospitable and ready to help, sometimes even if you may get stuck but may shy away from asking anyone (oh yes, I do shy away more often than not, and that’s quite a “demerit” of being an introvert)
This post isn’t about describing the visible beauty of Copenhagen or the places to visit. There are and will be separate articles to describe those aspects.
This post will however describe a few funny incidents I faced in Copenhagen while interacting with the local people. As I have been saying before, the people of a place play a vital role in making it all the more appealing and friendly to the traveler. The veracity of this statement is exemplified in Copenhagen.
Copenhagen / København, the Capital of Denmark.
Copenhagen is perhaps a textbook example of a Renaissance-Early Modern era classical city outside Italy, which, despite the increasing tourist inflows, doesn’t seem to buckle down under pressure and keep it’s allure intact, always.
Here comes the fun part.
Allow me to narrate three separate incidents which happened with me in Copenhagen, during interaction with the local people.
(Please read the subsequent Pages 2, 3 and 4)