Please refresh the page and retry. When I haltingly ask her whether she speaks English, she barely pauses for breath before ordering me — in perfect English — to take off my costume and make my way to the communal shower, for reasons of hygiene. In Denmark it is mandatory to sluice down naked before entering a swimming pool, and they take the rules very seriously. Judging from the streams of women relaxing in the nude, they are so body confident that they jump at any opportunity to take their clothes off anyway. D anish body confidence begins in January.
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Even better, the international outcry brought her work unprecedented levels of attention. New volunteers are stepping forward to bare all for the photographer who shocked Denmark. Her fight is far from over. Girls are dressing up more and more and hiding themselves more. Ten years ago, you could easily swim on the beach with no top and just bikini bottoms. You can view the NSFW images in the slideshow here. What have the police decided?
Nudity is not new to Danes and maybe that is why the Danes not are afraid of nudism. Although it is only practiced by few. Scandinavia including Denmark is probably the most open-minded region in the world. It is legal in Denmark for nudists to swim naked, or to sunbathe either topless or completely in the nude.
The law does not become involved in monitoring nude sunbathing and swimming unless someone else is being bothered or offended by the nude activity. You're never too far from a beach in Denmark so going to the coast makes for an easy day trip. Many Danish beaches are wild, windswept, and sandy with dunes and wild grasses but there are also sheltered small beaches ideal for picnic or quiet getaway.