20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Where One Door Closes, Another Opens

In the heat of a COVID-induced fever dream, I booked tickets for a solo trip back to Denmark, where I had worked years earlier. I had never been to Sweden, so I made a point to visit. While I was walking through Malmö, I saw this door. It was beautiful, and doors are always an apt metaphor for that in ourselves we've yet to explore, find, and become.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Malmö, Sweden
Copyright: © Elissa Ebersold