Travelling Light? Yes, Just 50 Bags…

24 July, 2017

Having just returned from a holiday abroad, I’m beginning to think that Al Gore was onto something when he said that air travel was ‘nature’s way of making you look like your passport photo’. Although I couldn’t help but marvel at the sheer numbers of travellers being ‘processed’, it didn’t stop me feeling haggard by the time I eventually boarded the aeroplane. I’m sure that my experience was pretty typical: endless queues full of irritating people; bag and body scanners; poorly behaved children (that should have been in school anyway); last minute worries (did I lock the backdoor?). I could keep adding to this list, but I don’t think there is much point; you get the picture. It’s one of stress, anxiety, worry and frustration. As far as I can see, the only saving grace about the whole experience is that airports are about the only place in the world where you can drink alcohol at 8 o’clock in the morning and not feel that you have a problem; no one bats an eyelid!  Read the full article 

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