In 2007, 2008 and 2009, my husband and I spent our summer holidays in different places dotted around Lake Constance. In November 2009, Steve died, and I have not been back there since. Some months ago, RJ was appointed instructor or lecturer at the academy of Bavaria's administration and was asked to hold a seminar in Lindau (where Steve and I were in 2008), on Lake Constance. He suggested I come along, spend the day he would be at the seminar on my own and then have a long weekend there together. It was a good idea, and he was very kind about it, saying he would understand if I'd rather not make the trip with him, but being happy if I did. After thinking about it for a while, I decided to go, and have not regretted it one minute.
Of course, on the Thursday (the day I had to myself while RJ was teaching) I took many pictures, and a few more on the Friday. But I don't have time right now for a more elaborate and thorough account, and therefore I'll show you my favourite pictures from Lindau first:
Thursday around lunch time. The sun is out now, but you can see how windy it was - the flags are all perfectly straight.
You'll see and read more about this beautiful place in future posts, and next up will be another book review.