The cacao tree drawing people over

The sound is from the water running, a small artificial stream somewhere in between all the green. People come into the old pearl in the Botanical garden in Copenhagen. The huge glasshouse.

Moment in Botanical garden

Text and drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt

I sit on a wooden bench under the dome between all the plants, listening.

A tiny frog somewhere makes sounds from time to time. And a bird high up under the old Victorian glass roof sings when it feels like.

Water dripping on my laptop as I put away the ink and paper, to write a few lines.

A huge cacao fruit in clear orange draw people over as they enter. Looking at it, many decide it must be “papaya” others know it to be “cacao” and most grab their phones to take photos

People attracted to the large orange fruit of the cacao tree in Copenhagen Botanical garden

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Drawn journalism is a project by Frits Ahlefeldt – about drawing up journalism, using drawings, sketches and watercolors, more than words

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