The hippie enclave outside of Copenhagen has operated as a “free town” since the early 1970s. The recent purchase of land on which they had been squatting for decades has given residents a kind of security that they’ve never really known.
The entrance to Christiania, outside Copenhagen. The first hippies arrived in the enclave in the early 1970s, many with dreams of living in a conflict-free utopia. JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/GETTY IMAGES Buy Photo