04
Jan
09

La Gomera public webcam birthday greeting

I’m sure a public webcam birthday greeting has been done before, but we thought it was a lot of fun anyway:

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That tiny couple you see waving at lower-right are old friends of K. Over the Christmas break they ditched our winter cold on the barren flatlands for two weeks of golden afternoons on La Gomera in the Canary Islands.

At a get-together a few weeks back, they took me aside and told me their plan: starting at 1700 German time on K’s birthday, they’d be frantically waving in front of this webcam.

So as nonchalantly as I could on the big day – already full of best wishes of the normal kind from friends and family – I called K over to the laptop, clicked on the link and… voilĂ !

There they were.

Nice touch, T&T! You really made her day. :-)


3 Responses to “La Gomera public webcam birthday greeting”


  1. January 5, 2009 at 11:08 pm

    That is so cool! And it does look very warm… I’ve always wanted to waive and have the proof of the photo!

  2. January 5, 2009 at 11:11 pm

    By the way, I should have said happy birthday!!! The lions? No it was too snowy really to even go anywhere. We stayed put. Victoria, near Beacon Hill Park – Yes you have the correct location…. I took that pic a few wks back.


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