Reader's Digest Asia Pacific
SICK OF THE TRAFFIC?
Fed up with the grind of taking a bus or bike to work every day on congested streets in Munich, Germany, Benjamin David started swimming there instead. The burly beer garden worker now packs his laptop and clothes into a waterproof bag, which he puts on his back, dons his wetsuit and slides into the River Isar for his 12-minute journey. However, in winter the river can get chilly, at temperatures of about 4°C. REUTERS