Well I found this new species of pink flowers here in Berlin on a house-wall in Waldenserstreet. Unfortunately, the bees can not make profit of this situation as it merely serves the eyes of human inhabitants in town as a nice farewell.  But there are lots of other possibilities for bees in town, so in this regard, it is interesting that even the German federal parliament Bundestag has an own beekeeper with beehives on its premise producing some kind of ‘political’ honey each year which must be in any case really much, much better than a lot of laws and regulations being approved at the same place.




Author: urban liaisons

I like travelling through the diverse realities and cultures of this world not only as a tourist. So this may also happen by simply imaginating the hidden rivers and caves of consciousness where postmodern nomads are crossing wide endless landscapes leading to a dream of no-where. My favourite areas are deserts like the sahara or high mountains, as in these empty terrestric regions the far-away horizon and sky is no limit anymore but a possible gate to inspiration and freedom. Posts will be published normally in English, but whenever appropriate also only in my mother tongue German. Unless otherwise mentioned or individually specified (for example by naming the author, artist, etc.) all texts, photos and/or graphic illustrations in this blog are subject to © urban liaisons (which may please be respected).


    1. The streets a great forest in Berlin this is certainly true with nearly 5,000 fox territories, wild boars and deers n the city forests, all kinds of birds coming in Spring from Africa, etc. it may also be called capital of wild animals!

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  1. This is very interesting! Very nice photo, Ulli. Does the Bundestag really have its own beekeeper?

    Have a blessed day. Thanks again for contributing to Forgiving Fridays – feel free to do so again if you like. Your posts are wonderful.

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  2. Hi Debbie! I very well understand that this sounds a bit strange, but it is really true. Two members of the Federal German Parliament (Socialdemocratic MP Burkert & Green MP Höhn) have initiated this project as a small and symbolic sign against the global death of more and more bees. The beekeeper Benedikt Polaczek does take care of 50,000 bees since April 2016 which are really located on the premises of the Bundestag. Under the following link you will find a photo of the respective politicians and the beekeeper standing in the middle of both:


    1. This is a project by two members of the parliament, I assume that they have paid for it if applicable. More probable is that they have just persuaded a beekeeper to put some of his bees on the premises of the Bundestag but I do not know who is consuming the honey actually.


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