You know it is springtime when the outdoor sidewalk cafes are open and people are soaking up the sun. This cafe serves champagne and it is in the middle of the Viktualienmarkt or Farmer's Market, here in Munich.
The beautiful spring flowers are a sure sign of spring when they are offered in the outdoor flower shops that crop up everywhere once the temperatures rise.
Flawless blue skies herald the fact that winter is no more than a figment of our imagination.
Spring produce is displayed in all of it's wonderful hues and forms promising delicious respite from winter's root vegetables and cabbage.
Once again the famous "Weiss Spargel," or "White Asparagus" reappears (€18.50 a kilo!!--that's $26.70 !! I've never paid that much for a vegetable. Have you?).
Water has replaced the ice in the fountains!
Flower beds show off their bright colors and sweet scent.
The world is alive!