Coburg Castle

Coburg Castle

June 21 – Coburg Castle to Munich This morning we had to be on the bus ready to go at 8AM. Everyone was pretty tired but we were on the road for an hour and a half so there was enough time to get a nap. When we arrived, we had to climb stairs to get to the...

My Odyssey Family

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...
Eisenach and Wartburg Castle

Eisenach and Wartburg Castle

It gets to that point in our trip where exhaustion sets in, tempers run high, and homesickness rears its ugly head. It also didn’t help that today was one of the more walking-intensive days. In our trek up to the elusive Wartburg Castle. We hiked about a half...
Buchenwald – Erfurt

Buchenwald – Erfurt

June 19 Buchenwald There is a massive difference between hearing and reading about something and actually setting foot and seeing it for yourself. The power behind the horrors of the holocaust and concentration camps is tenfold compared to the Holocaust and World War...
Torgau

Torgau

June 18, 2016 Danie Blue The morning started differently than the others. Instead of a breakfast at the hostel, our group had nothing planned until 10:30 a.m., so we went out to different cafes in Wittenberg. It was a good cultural experience to learn restaurant...