Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
#346559 - 07/28/09 03:50 PM Silly Tourist Story ----  
Joined: Oct 2001
Posts: 5,614
Diane Campbell Offline
.
Diane Campbell  Offline
From the BBC -

Swedes miss Capri after GPS gaffe

A Swedish couple in search of the isle of Capri drove to Carpi, an industrial town in northern Italy, because they misspelt the name in their car's GPS.

Italian officials say the couple asked at Carpi's tourist office where they could find Capri's famous Blue Grotto.

The car's sat nav system had sent them 650km (400 miles) off course to Carpi.

"Capri is an island. They did not even wonder why they didn't cross any bridge or take any boat," said a bemused tourism official in Carpi.

Once they realised their mistake, the couple got back in their car and headed south, the official added.

#346658 - 07/29/09 06:48 PM Re: Silly Tourist Story ---- [Re: Diane Campbell]  
Joined: May 2005
Posts: 3,941
Otteralum Offline
.
Otteralum  Offline
hahaha. And I thought Americans had a monopoly on this kind of thing.


I will have a Belikin -- put it on klcman's tab.
#346816 - 07/31/09 12:24 PM Re: Silly Tourist Story ---- [Re: Otteralum]  
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 48
jO3Design Offline
.
jO3Design  Offline
lol I was looking for Brazil, and my GPS sent me here. Good thing though smile

#347100 - 08/04/09 07:45 AM Re: Silly Tourist Story ---- [Re: jO3Design]  
Joined: Feb 2002
Posts: 5,255
sweetjane Offline
.
sweetjane  Offline
laugh to both the story & the replies laugh

#347133 - 08/04/09 12:55 PM Re: Silly Tourist Story ---- [Re: sweetjane]  
Joined: Jan 2001
Posts: 2,126
Gela Offline
.
Gela  Offline
Reminds me of a cute story. A friend queried the GPS for train station. It guided them to the station - just not the one I was waiting at. GPS offered up the proper station and I was collected a bit later. No worries. smile


Gela's AC Motto: "All Roads Used to Lead to BC's" frown
#347181 - 08/04/09 07:43 PM Re: Silly Tourist Story ---- [Re: Gela]  
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 3
madmike Offline
.
madmike  Offline
please looking for any and all info on moveing to belize,retired finishing up 2nd degeree please looking for any real info fm those that live there , living. rent.ect thanks much madmike0373@yahoo.com much love!_!^_^


MADMIKE
#347923 - 08/11/09 05:03 PM Re: Silly Tourist Story ---- [Re: madmike]  
Joined: Nov 2000
Posts: 8,874
seashell Offline
.
seashell  Offline


A fish and a bird can fall in love, but where will they build their nest?


Links
Portofino Resort- Now with a new BEACH BAR!!

Click for excellent scuba lessons with Elbert Greer!


Things to do

News
Daily News
Daily Weather

Classified Ads
BelizeNews.com
San Pedro Sun
Ambergris Today
SP Town Council
Channel 7
Channel 5
Amandala
Love FM
The Reporter
Caye Caulker
Chronicles

PLUS TV
TV Newscasts
Radio Stations

Click for our
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites

Event Guides
Event Calendar
Specials & Events
Things to Do
SanPedroScoop
iTravel Belize
Paradise Theater

Blogs
San Pedro Scoop!
Tia Chocolate
Tacogirl
My Beautiful Belize
I-Travel Belize
Belize Adventure
Belize Hub
Romantic Travel
Bound for Belize
Conch Creative
As The Coconuts Drop
More Blogs...
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites
Chaa Creek is an award-winning luxury Belize Resort, rated as one of the worlds best Eco Lodges. We are a pioneer in adventure travel to Belize since 1981!
White Sands Dive Shop - 5 Star PADI Dive Facility - Daily diving, SCUBA instruction and Snorkeling
Caribbean Inspired All Natural Condiments & Spice Blends, Over 100 are Gluten Free!
We manage a variety of homes, apartments, condos and commercial properties here on Ambergris Caye. Our minimum lease on ALL properties is six months.
Conch Shell Inn: All rooms are right on the beach in the heart of San Pedro, so within walking distance to anything and everything!!
Lil� Alphonse has snorkel equipment to fit anyone as well as Marine Park Tickets and flotation devices to assist those not as experienced.
Coastal Xpress offers a daily scheduled ferry run to most resorts, restaurants and private piers on the island of Anbergris Caye. We also offer  private and charter water taxi service.
March
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31
Cayo Espanto
Click for Cayo Espanto, and have your own private island
More Links
Click for exciting and adventurous tours of Belize with Katie Valk!
Mini Chat
Who's Online Now
1 registered members (danbze), 45 guests, and 8 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics64,055
Posts462,155
Members18,781
Most Online1,262
Jun 10th, 2007



AmbergrisCaye.com CayeCaulker.org HELP! Visitor Center Goods & Services San Pedro Town
BelizeSearch.com Message Board Lodging Diving Fishing Things to Do History
BelizeNews.com Maps Phonebook Belize Business Directory
BelizeCards.com Picture of the Day

The opinions and views expressed on this board are the subjective opinions of Ambergris Caye Message Board members
and not of the Ambergris Caye Message Board its affiliates, or its employees.

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0