Our Great Bavarian Road Trip officially began after we drove two hours from Freiburg to Lindau. The historic town of Lindau is situated on a little island on the Eastern side of Lake Constance, which also borders Switzerland and Austria. Photo by Edda Praefcke via Wikipedia My first impression of Lindau is that it reminds me of my childhood spring breaks on Hilton Head Island. It's a laid-back harbor town with a lot of little shops and a lot of ~older~ people walking around.
Welcome to my seven-part story about a spontaneous Bavarian road trip. How spontaneous? Booking the hotel day-of spontaneous. Foregoing any research and getting completely lost in the Alps spontaneous. Approaching each new day with zero expectations spontaneous. Not knowing which clothes to pack spontaneous. We hadn't experienced anything like this since our Philadelphia-Baltimore-car-breakdown honeymoon debacle (which if you know, you know). In the age of Corona lockdowns, w