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Wooden Footbridge, Jutland Peninsula, Denmark, 1998

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A wooden bridge leads the way to a Danish castle surrounded by water. It was common for Danish lords to build their castles on small islands surrounded by lakes as a security measure. If no lake existed, an artificial body of water might have been created in its place.

(Photo shot on assignment for, but not published in, "Danish Light," July 1998, National Geographic Traveler magazine)

Photograph by Bob Krist

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