Tammy at the table shelling the English peas for tomorrow’s dinner. And, Alice at the sink, of our Copenhagen apartment, cutting the vegetables for tonight’s dinner. And, me, I get to pester them with taking photos. May 14, 2015

Alice’s room at our Copenhagen apartment. May 14, 2018

Tammy’s room at our Copenhagen apartment. May 14, 2018

My room at our Copenhagen apartment. May 14, 2018

A close up of the Lur Blowers bronze sculpture, on top of the terracotta column next to Copenhagen’s City Hall, honors early Dane warriors. May 15, 2018

The entrance gate to the Royal Palace of Amalienborg and its Square in Copenhagen. May 15, 2018

Here’s a fuller look at City Hall Square in Copenhagen. May 15, 2018

Copenhagen City Hall, situated on City Hall Square, was inaugurated in 1905. May 15, 2018

This sparkling gold figure of Absalon is above the City Hall entrance in Copenhagen. There are also other monuments to Absalon, a priest, diplomat, and occasional tyrant who lived in the 12th century, is considered to be Copenhagen’s founder. According to our Copenhagen Free Walking tour guide, Magnus, that once considered fact is now being questioned. May 15, 2018

The ornate Lur Blowers bronze sculpture, on top of a terracotta column, can be found next to Copenhagen’s City Hall. It honors early Dane warriors. May 15, 2018

An afternoon view of the old City Center, as the clouds have rolled in around Copenhagen. And, behind from where I took this photo is a protest being held. May 15, 2018

These Women in Black are part of today’s protest, close to the old City Center in Copenhagen, protesting and yet acknowledging that 70 years ago, some 750,000 Palestinians were expelled from their homes and became refugees. May 15, 2018

A peaceful protest was held today close to the old City Center in Copenhagen in remembrance of Nakba…the Catastrophe for the Palestinians.. where 70 years ago, some 750,000 Palestinians were expelled from their homes and became refugees. May 15, 2018

I’m not much of a shopper, but this grandiose looking building, Magnas du Nord, is a department store built in 1894 in the French Renaissance Revival style in Copenhagen. Hence, the very Paris Louve-esque pyramids. May 15, 2018

Nyhavn or New Harbor, a 17th century waterfront, is Copenhagen’s gentrified sailors quarter. This entertainment district is now packed with trendy cafes, jazz clubs and tattoo shops and it’s also the place to catch a canal cruise. The cruise is on our agenda for Thursday and so is more of Nyhavn. May 15, 2018

A close-up of the Queen Mary Thomas statue seated on a wicker throne staring solemnly ahead. A wrap crowns her head, her feet are bare, a torch is in her left hand and a tool used to cut sugar cane is in her right hand. This Caribbean woman led a revolt against Danish colonial rule. She sits in front of a former warehouse for Caribbean sugar and rum, a little more than a mile from where she was jailed for her role in the rebellion. May 15, 2018