PFAUENINSEL | peacock island

Filmed: August 6, 2017
Location: Pfaeuninsel

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Summer
Monarchy
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About the video

As research for PARK PROJECT BERLIN I rode out to the southwest edge of Berlin to see if there really were peacocks on Peacock Island / Pfaueninsel.

Yes, there were peacocks but also so much more. Wandering around the island there were flowers in bloom, a hidden fountain, and an aviary out of the 18th century. So many unexpected treasures.

The 30 km bike ride was 15 km longer than expected, which meant arriving at 18h (6 pm). The last boat returns at 19h (7 pm) so that didn’t leave much time to explore. The island merits more time so another trip is in order.

Reflections

Something about monarchy, few traces.

Pfaeuninsel