Freshwater pond on Christiansoe

In the old days the only water on the islands came from rain. It was carefully kept and protected in a number of ponds around the island. Boats had to bring all other water to the island from more than an hour away

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Watercolor and text by Frits Ahlefeldt

Today additional water comes by ship and from deep drilled wells, beyyond many meters of granite. And the ponds have become tiny paradises for frogs and other species

Watercolor illustration of pond on christiansø, Ertholmene. ( Denmark)  Art by Frits Ahlefeldt
One of the ponds on Christiansoe

See all watercolors from my Christiansoe collection here

keywords: Ertholmene, Christiansoe, Christiansø, Baltic sea, architecture, buildings, art, akvarel, Denmark

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