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Sunday, March 18, 2012

My GPS Made Me Do It — 900 Mile Detour

900 mile detour map

Some people just don’t have a good head for maps and distances. I’ll admit that I am guilty of that on occasion, and I frequently will question myself when driving to a new place. Did I miss it? Have I gone too far? Did I take a wrong turn? For the most part GPS has helped alleviate some of those worries—unless your GPS leads you on a 900 mile trek on accident.

For one Belgium woman, that’s exactly what happened. 67 year-old Sabine Morceau left her home in Hainault Erquelinnes, Belgium with the intent of picking up a friend who lived in Brussles—about 90 miles away. However, Morceau’s GPS got a little confused and sent her the wrong way. She drove for two days, more than 900 miles, before realizing that something was wrong. read more

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