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1. Posted by Hien (Moderator 3906 posts) 8y

Quoting Telegraph.co.uk

Stolen gnome returned to grandmother after worldwide tour

A grandmother's garden gnome has been returned to her garden after seven months - together with a photo album that shows he has been on a worldwide tour.

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Interesting story!

2. Posted by Hien (Moderator 3906 posts) 8y

Just in! They found the gnome's companion!

Quoting Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph solves the mystery of the travelling Gnome

The Daily Telegraph solved the mystery by discovering the identity of the man who decided to make the gnome his travelling companion, and took him to meet the owners.

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3. Posted by james (Travel Guru 4136 posts) 8y

I was just reading that story this morning.

Is it giving you ideas Hien?

4. Posted by mikeyBoab (Travel Guru 5077 posts) 8y

Absolutely brilliant - this isn't the first time it's been done though is it? I remember reading a story where a pair of gnomes were stolen and photographed on two people's backs in front of famous landmarks all over the world and sent back to their owners. Or did I just make that up?

5. Posted by spongehead (Full Member 119 posts) 8y

Sounds like the French film 'Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amelie Poulin' to me...same case of gnome on global trip...

6. Posted by mikeyBoab (Travel Guru 5077 posts) 8y

Apparently it's not that uncommon - see here and here

7. Posted by Isadora (Travel Guru 13926 posts) 8y

Gnorman & The Gnomads have gotten around... They've been to Canada, Ireland, Wisconsin, N. Carolina, Florida and Chicago. Actually, they've been more places but at times they are a bit camera shy. Maybe it's because I forget to take their picture.

8. Posted by Q' (Travel Guru 1987 posts) 8y

Here's a few more....

http://www.travellerspoint.com/photos/stream/size/M/photoID/55760/

Paris

http://www.travellerspoint.com/photos/stream/photoID/55758/

Prague

http://www.travellerspoint.com/photos/stream/size/M/photoID/55761/

Berlin

http://www.travellerspoint.com/photos/stream/size/M/photoID/55759/

Austria

http://www.travellerspoint.com/photos/stream/size/M/photoID/14506/

Boozed up

[ Edit: Fixed links ]

9. Posted by bex76 (Moderator 3711 posts) 8y

What a great story Hien! :)