June 22 – Munich / Day 9 Munich was founded in 1158 by Henry the Lion, Duke of Saxony and Bavaria. For many years it was a focal point in the salt trade. Salt was considered “white gold” in many parts of Germany in much the same way cotton was once the “white gold” of
Day 9 When preparing for a trip such as this, especially as a chaperone, one doesn’t really know what to expect. Many in our group, myself included, had never been overseas. And, obviously, we had never spent 12 consecutive days together. 12 days – 288 hours; 17,280 minutes! It was both exciting and nerve racking.