Ok, this makes me feel better

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“Two Swedes expecting the golden beaches of the Italian island of Capri got a shock when tourist officials told them they were 650 km (400 miles) off course in the northern town of Carpi, after mistyping the name in their GPS.”

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Recently while in LA, and trying to go to the shops at The Grove, with directions provided by my iPhone maps, I ended up taking us to The Grove apartments. But that was like four blocks, not 400 miles off course.

Vindication! What a kick! :)

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  • Elise

    That is a website waiting to happen, that is.

    Directional mayhem due to GPS typos.

    And Carpi? What an unpleasant city name.

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