You’ve seen it in Amelie, and again in Travelocity. What started out as a prank, is now somewhat a norm for travelers, though not always with a gnome.
Anton listed a some bloggers who have their ‘gnomes’: Joey and her BJDs, Ariel with his Bearbricks, Isabelle and her tabo (water dipper), Batjay and his Spiderman, Via and her Merlin, and Miss McDonald. (no further introduction needed. Haha.) Of course, there’s also Anton and his 2-year old son, Aidan.
As for me, and Khursten, our gnomes are these 4-inch dolls that are just beyond cute: Pinky Street dolls.
They’ve been with me to Bohol
Explored Sydney with me.
We’ve also lazed around and enjoyed the fine white sand beaches of the Gold Coast.
I know of a lot of people who like having their pictures taken with popular tourist landmarks in the background. I, on the otherhand, am uncomfortable if I’m standing by myself on the otherside of the camera. Odd, since I get more weird looks taking pictures of 4-inch dolls.
Weird looks or not, I really enjoy taking my dolls with me when I travel. They’re like instant company, a friendly face in a foreign land. Sans the conversations and arguments as to where to go and what to do, of course.
What about you, do you have a travel gnome?