Flying is easy… isn’t it? Dragging your luggage behind you.
Finding the desk and checking it in, hoping the weight is right, too.
Passing through security, Passport ready, hand luggage checked,
Take off your belt, remove your shoes, trying so hard not to get vexed.
But then all is done, pack your bag, get dressed, you are through
And for the next ninety minutes, sit back, relax, enjoy the view.
But wait, open your mind, is this really the best way to go?
Oh would you prefer to relax, enjoy the trip in a way which passes so slow.
Take the car, take all you need, no fears of being overweight.
Sit in the bar, have a meal or sleep as you wish, travel at a pace more sedate.
If the sun shines, go out on the deck. Take in the air, you can’t do that on a plane
And when you arrive, your car is still there, ready to go once again.
However you go, I’m sure you will find that there is so much to do and see
Such wonderful sights, too many I know, millennia of history.
With languages diverse, and cultures galore, the seasons make no difference at all
Summer sun or winter snow, stroll in a park or around a castle’s walls.
As the sun sets, dipping slowly down with it’s rays reflected on the lake,
It gives a moment to reflect on the decisions we have yet to make.
Whichever route you choose, whether by land, by sea or by air,
You will never be disappointed by the things that you find there.
P1: Flughafen Munchen, Bavaria.
P2: The Alps
P3: Stena Btitannica.
P3: Ghent Castle, Belgium.
P4: Herrsching, Lake Ammersee, Bavaria.
P5: Neues Rathaus, Munich, Bavaria
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