Sunday, October 12, 2008

Navigationally Challenged No More (At Least That's the Plan)

I did it. I broke down and purchased a GPS yesterday, a Garmin nüvi 205, Best of all, the fashionable navigation unit matches my laptop, it's pink! I'm not superficial, I didn't purchase it because it's pink, I purchased it because it seemed pretty straightforward to use and get me from point A to point B. I can use it when walking, too. Or, if I get really adventurous, I can mount it to my bike.Not sure if I'll be able to use it for geocaching, though. I looked at hand-held GPS units and I didn't have the patience to figure them out.

I'll take it out for a spin tomorrow and this week but will really break it in next weekend when I head to Lafayette, La. Not only will I be using it to navigate in and around Cajun country, I'll be using it to visit the International Rice Festival.

Want your own pink Garmin nüvi 205? Go check out Amazon.com.

Proudly supporting my country's economy by shopping and traveling.

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