Swedish Tourists Miss Island Due To GPS Typo

A Swedish couple wanted to take a vacation to the famous Italian island Capri. So they typed the destination into their GPS and let the computer do the navigation. They were baffled when they couldn't find a famous sea cave. It slowly dawned on them that they misspelled Capri. The navigation system led them to the industrial town of Carpi, on the opposite end of Italy.

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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. A Swedish couple wanted to take a vacation to the famous Italian island of Capri, so they typed their destination into the GPS system and let the computer do the navigation. Finally, they drove to the center of town and were baffled they could not find a famous sea cave. It slowly dawned on them that they reversed the P and the R in Capri. The navigation system led them to drive to the industrial town of Carpi on the opposite end of Italy.

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