Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Copenhagen, Denmark: Amalienborg Palace
Queen Magrethe just turned 75, and seems to be quite popular. She's done some artistic work and has done some translating of French literary works into Danish - and vice-versa.
She has plenty of company in the palace, which is split into four identical and separate buildings. In addition to a husband, there is son Crown Prince Frederick, his wife Mary, and their four children. Frederick apparently has run some marathons, so it's nice to know running will be a priority in Denmark for some time to come.
There is a museum inside the palace, and it's open to the public. Consider it a way to get a crash course on royalty in Denmark.
I wasn't around for the changing of the guard at the palace. Luckily, YouTube found someone who was:
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