Lately I have been exploring the borough Østerbro, and I am beginning to think I may have been to hard on it. It still don't see myself living there, but I finally understand why some people would want to. For the elderly it must be comforting how it is like time stands still, like living in a film set of the last century. There is a polished politeness to it all, if you know what I mean?
I wish we would see more of this neighborhood pride on Nørrebro.
And I get why small families would want to live on Østerbro as well. Where else would you have a giant sculpted wooden fruit garden for the children?
How great is this?
With an orange, some pears and a small strawberry plantation peeking out in the back. So cool, Østerbro!
The thing I have overlooked somehow, is that Østerbro is more than neat little candy colored houses. There is a wild side too, with an industrial area and a waterfront. I simply had to push through all the neatness to get to it. Actually I was looking for a well hidden piece of Bert, that I had been alerted to, but I couldn't find it (that will teach him for leaving it out of my reach, haha). Instead, I found this:
Once spring really sets in, I am going to look into this area some more. I have a feeling I am turning a whole new leaf of Copenhagen here...