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Mustard Blooms, Denmark, 1997

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A field of mustard in bloom announces the arrival of the long-awaited summer. With skies aglow till 11 p.m., sun-loving Danes revel in the extra daylight with garden parties, picnics, and the fiery Midsummer Eve celebration.

(Photograph shot on assignment for, but not published in, "Civilized Denmark," July 1998, National Geographic magazine)

Photograph by Sisse Brimberg

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