Gullivers Travels

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  1. frogdropping profile image79
    frogdroppingposted 13 years ago

    Ok - thankyou to those that have already said 'yes' smile

    Here's how I (think) it will work.

    I'm going to send Gulliver tomorrow, to his first destination. If I can get Mark Knowles address that is. He's going to start in France. It's relatively close to Portugal - so makes sense.

    On his arrival, Mark can take a picture of him - and be as inventive (or not) as he likes. Then Mark can choose the next on the list or the first hubber that steps up.

    All I need is A) A picture (or three). B) Some basic info about town/city/country. C) Something about you. What you do or where you write. Promote yourself if that's what you want to do. You can say as much or as little as you like. Or nothing, if you like to keep a low profile. All emailed to me smile

    Then I can track Gulliver.

    I'm going to find somewhere to host Gullivers travels and hopefully we can follow Gulliver around the world.

    Gulliver is naked. He will be travelling light. Except for his surfer bracelet and his passport. And my UK address in case he gets lost.

    So. If you're interested in sending Gulliver around the world - please let me know.

    And please - if you do give Gulliver a bed for a couple of nights - no holding him to ransom. I'm skint ... big_smile
    Gulliver. Peeking ... though he is a bad taste bear.
    So he may just throwing things at the neighbours.

  2. profile image0
    dennisemattposted 13 years ago

    OH! I thought he was mooning me!! I will galdly take him. BUT there was talk about sending him to the states last, and I live in the states..soo..Ill emial you my address? and then...I dunno. he will get here eventually? Are you a littel nervous for him?

  3. Pearldiver profile image69
    Pearldiverposted 13 years ago

    Yep.... France - Greece - UK - Wales - Scotland - Ireland - Africa - Australia - Bumble Town NZ - Philipines - ASia - India - Isreal - Canada - USA etc. And everywhere in between.

    Lucky Bear... What an Itinery hmm

    1. frogdropping profile image79
      frogdroppingposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Pearl - I love that you say 'Bumble Town NZ' as opposed to New Zealand. Is that because Bumble Town is NZ?!

      I'm thinking it's a great place? smile

      1. Pearldiver profile image69
        Pearldiverposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        Well.. we've got lot's of woods for a bear to S..t In lol And it's the hub of NZ smile

  4. frogdropping profile image79
    frogdroppingposted 13 years ago

    Sorry Dennis - he's bear-assed naked.

    It's a bear thing.

    And I haven't decided who gets him - I think I'll just leave that to the individuals that give hime a bed for a few nights smile

    Though I'd imagine if he got to the states he could be there a while - so much to see and do there!

    And no, I'm not nervous. Neithers Gulliver. He's packed and ready to set off. Imagine. World travel for free.

    *wanders off wishing she was a bear*

  5. wrenfrost56 profile image56
    wrenfrost56posted 13 years ago

    I think it's a great idea! My son and I would be more then happy to take him for a couple of day's.

  6. Eric Graudins profile image62
    Eric Graudinsposted 13 years ago

    We can show him a good time in Tasmania - the little island under Australia.

    I'll show him how to do some Taiko drumming, introduce him to a German shepherd, and maybe take him for a motorbike ride.

    cheers, Eric G.

  7. frogdropping profile image79
    frogdroppingposted 13 years ago

    Oh thankyou Eric, Oh Ye Of Two Beards smile

    And wrenfrost and everyone else that jumps on board!

  8. love my yorkies profile image60
    love my yorkiesposted 13 years ago

    sounds fun so count me in.  out here in the wild west, there's lots to see and do and always have a spare room for a traveling bear who's out to see the world.   might want to pack him at least a scarf for winter, it does get cold here.

  9. goodfriendiam profile image61
    goodfriendiamposted 13 years ago

    Count me in, though I might just ship myself, and let the bear sounds like  fun so count me in Everett PA.

  10. Eaglekiwi profile image75
    Eaglekiwiposted 13 years ago

    Hes welcome in the Carolina's ,he can help me chase the Palmetto cheap snack for 'em bears

  11. frogdropping profile image79
    frogdroppingposted 13 years ago

    ok ... I'm on with finding somewhere to keep Gullivers travel journal, as well as blurbs about who's who, as he makes his way around the globe.

    I've had two definites into my inbox and if possible, will you email me so I know for sure then twixt today/tomorrow I can create an initial 'official' list of folks that are happy to receive him smile

    That way the person I send him to first can choose where next - and so on. Much nicer (I think) if everyone chooses his next destination.

    Though I guess the states to I don't know ... Australia and back again would be a bit exhausting for him ...

  12. rsmallory profile image67
    rsmalloryposted 13 years ago

    This sounds interesting-I am in Hutto, Texas outside of Austin. I can introduce him to Henrietta-our town mascot. She's wonderful and somewhat unique for central Texas.

  13. frogdropping profile image79
    frogdroppingposted 13 years ago

    RS - just replied to you and thankyou!

    I'm on with messing about with wordpress right now (I'm hopeless ... help!) and I'm going to create a list of folks that are happy to have Gulliver over for a few days.

    He's actually setting off on his travels tomorrow afternoon - to France! His temporary Bear Keeper will be Mark Knowles. I'm told there may be some good times and yacht-perusing. A great first destination for Gulliver big_smile

    As soon as I've figured out wordpress and made at least a start on it, I'll come and post the link here.

    So - as before, if you're really serious about taking in my bear, email me and I'll add you to the potential Bear Keeper list ... and thanks to all!

  14. Zsuzsy Bee profile image84
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 13 years ago

    What an awesome idea, count me in. South Western Ontario in Canada is a fabulous place to visit. I'll have to plan a great tour of my neck of the woods.

  15. Jane@CM profile image60
    Jane@CMposted 13 years ago

    He can certainly come and visit us up here in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, I promise, he won't drown.

  16. frogdropping profile image79
    frogdroppingposted 13 years ago


    I have a fledgling journal started (this kind of thing is new to me) and its: Gullivers Travel

    I'm updating the wannabe list as names come in - just email me for definite - I don't want to add you without permission smile

    Maybe the Hubteam will let him hang out for a few days. Then send me some pictures of the 'secret' hq?| wink

    And Gulliver is almost ready to set off ...

    1. Maddie Ruud profile image75
      Maddie Ruudposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Absolutely!  Our address is on the About HubPages page, on the right under the "More About HubPages" box.  You can address him to me, if you like.

  17. Haunty profile image76
    Hauntyposted 13 years ago

    Wow, this is cool! smile

  18. frogdropping profile image79
    frogdroppingposted 13 years ago

    Haunty I do hope so smile

    I'm hoping I get to some really cool places. Via Gulliver.

  19. AEvans profile image74
    AEvansposted 13 years ago

    I am in the U.S. West Coast and ready for him when we gets here. The family is preparing for his arrival. smile
    **Lucky Bear** I wish I was traveling like that!! smile

  20. Uninvited Writer profile image77
    Uninvited Writerposted 13 years ago

    Sound great smile I belong to an LJ group for a bear Huggy who gets sent around the world. I'll host him too smile

  21. frogdropping profile image79
    frogdroppingposted 13 years ago

    Ok girls. I'm going to add you to the list. All I use is your web link. Or if anyone that wants to join the list would rather I use a different link, maybe to a website they own or a blog? Let me know and I'll sort it out.

    Maddie - perhaps we could get a picture of Gulliver bare back riding the office dawg? Ryans baby ... just you know, on the QT wink

  22. Mark Knowles profile image59
    Mark Knowlesposted 13 years ago

    So - is the bear en route yet? smile

    1. frogdropping profile image79
      frogdroppingposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Yep. Should arrive tomorrow? Or maybe Monday? Weekend etc. 

      I thought he'd have looked like he was going to miss me Mark. At the very least.

      I have a sneaky suspicion that he didn't give a monkeys'.

      @ wordscribe - funny you say that but he should be dressed. But when he was bought for me, he came naked as a jay. Or a naked bear. His clothes were missing.

      So feel free to dress him and bestow gifts upon him big_smile

  23. profile image0
    wordscribe41posted 13 years ago

    He may come back with some cool attire, Frogdropping.  Could get a little chilly in his travels, plus he needs some souvenirs, right?  Looking forward to seeing him here.  When is he off?  Is he excited?

  24. jnnfr271 profile image60
    jnnfr271posted 13 years ago

    What a fun idea!  I'd love to have him visit me, but I think I'm late to the party...

  25. Beth100 profile image70
    Beth100posted 13 years ago

    Froggy -- The capital of Canada will be an awesome place for Gulliver and the Gatineau Mountains are just across the river should he feel the need to visit the forest! Tonnes of blue berries to feast on! Add me in!

  26. frogdropping profile image79
    frogdroppingposted 13 years ago

    To both - you are not late to the party (jnnfr2) and I will add you both to the list smile

    jnnfr2 - could you please email me and tell me your first name and where you live (not your address, just the area eg Houston, USA)? Then I will add you!

    Also ... thankyou big_smile

  27. profile image0
    ralwusposted 13 years ago

    Frogdropping, I sure hope you know what you're letting your self in for. You don't suppose Gulliver would pick up some nasties to spread around like, oh say the swine flu thingy? I think I will  pass on it as my immune system is delicate. I wish him the best.

    1. frogdropping profile image79
      frogdroppingposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      ralwus - on his (makeshift) passport it states that he's free of : fleas, ticks, charge, debt and life. Unfortunately I omitted 'flu'. Oops.

      But I can attest to the fact that he can't contract the newly invented kill us all stone dead floooo.

      Can he pass it on? Only if he fails to wash his hands. Paws.

      And can I add you to the wannabe list?

  28. profile image0
    ralwusposted 13 years ago

    Dear froggy I would love to have him for a day or two. Maybe by the time he arrives I will have had my flu shots and not have to worry. I would not worry about such things if I weren't fighting off this dam cancer thing. I will email you dear.

  29. frogdropping profile image79
    frogdroppingposted 13 years ago

    ralwus - you are? Damn sad What a crappy gatecrasher you've got at your party. Be as well as you can be - huge positive vibes ralwus.

    He doesn't have any nasties though - he left me behind wink

  30. Uninvited Writer profile image77
    Uninvited Writerposted 13 years ago

    Can't wait, If he comes in time I could take him to Oktoberfest. Or wait until next October smile

  31. frogdropping profile image79
    frogdroppingposted 13 years ago

    UW - you're on the wannabe list and 'm thinkingb he's going to end up in the US sooner rather than later, judging on numbers etc.

    The Oktoberfest sounds wayyyyy cool! It's only August so I'm thinking if everyone has him a couple of days, plus travelling time, he should get round at least one person per week-ish smile

    I wish I was the bear neutral

  32. Rik Ravado profile image88
    Rik Ravadoposted 13 years ago

    dear frog

    Thank you for adding me to the list of Bear Keepers - I like your Gulliver website by the way.  Perhaps when Gulliver finally returns home you might be tempted to see the world via the same route?  I should be happy to accomodate a frog for a few days (it is very wet here with lots of slugs and snails and other choice froggy food).

  33. Mark Knowles profile image59
    Mark Knowlesposted 13 years ago

    There is a website? Where?


    1. Haunty profile image76
      Hauntyposted 13 years agoin reply to this
      1. frogdropping profile image79
        frogdroppingposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        Damn Haunty you were fast! Thankyou smile

  34. frogdropping profile image79
    frogdroppingposted 13 years ago

    Rik - now that would be pretty fantastic! If I could get over my fear of flying ... do you think everyone that becomes a Bear Keeper would be willing to [i]host[i] me for a few days?! I'd love it big_smile

    And I'm sure that Gulliver would love to spend some time with you. Only ... you do know that he's a bear ... right?! wink

    Mark I set up a site using wordpress. Seemed pointless doing this if I didn't track his globe trotting!

    Here Gullivers Travel

    And you're on there already - though as yet just scant info. I will make you 'bigger' once Gulliver's been. And if he hasn't arrived by tomoroow he's been bloody bear-napped! And I popped a picture of you on the hub I wrote about it. Him. You. lol.


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