Lake Constance and the Island of Flowers

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This has taken long to get around to doing… perhaps because it seemed that words would be either inadequate, inaccurate or misleading…Pictures, though, will be only inadequate.

Konstanz, the subtly vibrant city
Konstanz, the subtly vibrant city
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Blue waters, white sails..The Lake Constance signature

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Let's try a different colour palette
Let’s try a different colour palette
The host for a perfect evening
The host for a perfect evening
That moment in the middle of the night, and in the middle of the lake, with my own heartbeat for music, I thought, “this is why one travels. For this moment.” I remember thinking that if anyone came close to knowing anything significant, it would be in a moment like this. Later we tried taking several pictures, but nothing captures the sheer magnificence and wonder of moon-rays balancing and dancing on ripples of water.
That moment in the middle of the night, and in the middle of the lake, with my own heartbeat for music, I thought, “this is why one travels. For this moment.” I remember thinking that if anyone came close to knowing anything significant, it would be in a moment like this.
Later we tried taking several pictures, but nothing captures the sheer magnificence and wonder of moon-rays balancing and dancing on ripples of water.
Welcome to the Island of Mainau (also called the Island of Flowers)
Welcome to the Island of Mainau (also called the Island of Flowers)
Also white on blue..
Also white on blue..
Showing some leg..
Showing some leg..

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And flowers!
And flowers! Because..for Mum

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That's who owns this island..
That’s who owns this island..
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Or actually, that’s who

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God bless the lady who told us about the butterflies..
God bless the lady who told us about the butterflies..

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Nothing more wonderful than to stop a while..
Nothing more wonderful than to stop a while..

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before one must go..
before one must go..
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