Hot on the heels of the French exchange, I also went on two school exchanges to Germany over the following couple of years. The first was in the north-west, near Düsseldorf (from which I could find no photographs), and the second was in the south, near München. I haven’t been able to find many records of this trip and so cannot identify the stately home in the photographs, but do remember being a little awed by the sheer scale of the architecture and the mountains (much bigger than I was used to) looming over everything.

Bayern riverBayern stately home (1)Bayern stately home (2)