Speech about King Ludwig II

During spring break 1988, I went with other students and parents and my German teacher to four German-speaking countries: Austria, West Germany, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein. Keep in mind: a teenager wrote this.

The back balcony at Schloss Nymphenburg, overlooking the formal garden

After spring break in Europe, I returned to normal life in a rural Indiana high school, but it didn’t feel like normal life. The following is the unabridged version of a speech I wrote and delivered for