Sunday, August 17, 2008

Copenhagen, Denmark (05)

An older card, which frankly i have no idea when i had got it and how i had got it.....

Did you know that according to some surveys done, people in Denmark are considered to be the happiest people in the world?
It is said that the Danes pay some of the highest taxes in the world, but in exchange, the government covers all health care and education, and spends more on children and the elderly than any country in the world per capita.
And interestingly enough, what is considered to be the best symbol of Danish happiness is the bicycle..Danes can all afford cars, but they choose bikes simple, economical, nonpolluting machines that show no status and help keep people fit.
And it is very true that regular physical activity of any kind, does contribute to an overall of feeling better and content with yourself. Thats one thing I envy the Danes about....the bicycle culture they have
Here is a really nice link of a blog which deals with exactly that...cycling in Copenhagen....its amazing to actually explore all that biking world

The World's Cycling Capital

If there is one reason why id love to live in Copenhagen is that.....the bicycle thing :)

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