Travelling in style….the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland
Thought for the day…” Minds are like parachutes, they only function when open”.
” When it is time to die, let us not discover that we have never lived”
News on the net is that over 1700 private jets are expected in connection with the World Economic Forum, which is being held in Davos, Switzerland. Zurich airport has already exhausted its private jet parking spaces, and a nearby military base is being opened up to cope with the overflow. And demand for helicopters is also breaking records. So what will the 2500 world leaders and business managers actually achieve at Davos??? No doubt lots of talk and lots of very expensive dining, but to what end? To me, it seems like just another excuse for an expensive luxury trip to wine and dine in Switzerland. Try telling that to the millions in Greece who have been without jobs for a long time, and where youth unemployment (ages between 15 and 24) is now over 60%. And whilst some people in Greece and Portugal have to queue for food handouts from charities, the 2500 world leaders and business managers will be dining in style in Davos in 5 star luxury.
Today’s photo is not from a private jet, but is a nice photo of clouds. This photo works much better in black & white, as then it concentrates attention on the shape of the clouds themselves.
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