Most climbed the hill to the castle but my bum knee (which is much better but not ready for a hike yet) kept me in the town center where Rand and I enjoyed an iced coffee - German-style, which means it's made with vanilla ice cream instead of milk and ice.
Several others visited the renowned Glass Museum, where exhibitions display the town's long and proud tradition of glass production.
One of her key points is that Germans today do not feel guilt for the holocaust because you cannot be responsible for something you didn't' do. She continued that they do feel shame and responsible to ensure it does not happen again. Her wise words echoed our shame and responsibility for our treatment of Native Americans and slavery.
She continued with touching personal stories about her grandparents during the war and ended with a hearty "Thank You" to the United States for all their assistance during reconstruction and during the Communist era.