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Gummi Bears on Tour Around the World

Berlin Budapest Florence London New York City Paris Perth Prague Rome Rome Salzburg Venice Verona Vienna Washington D.C.
Posted: June 15, 2015

Back in 2012 I wanted to see more of Europe and therefore bought myself a 30 day rail pass to visit as many countries as could. I had just bought a new camera and wanted to practice up close and distant shots, so I wanted to have the same object to take photos of where ever I went.

And what did I choose? Haribo Gummi Bears.

Every since I was a kid, I loved gummi bears (watching the TV show and also eating them), so when I was travelling, I decided to buy myself a packet. I also wanted to practice different types of shots.  I thought it would be cool to have the gummi bears represent my family.

My Dad is as white as a polar bear so he is the white gummi bear. My brother in law was in the army so he is green. My mom loves red and my sister and I are the orange and yellow ones.

The start of my trip, in Berlin, Germany. You can just about make out Aleksander Platz in the background.

Berlin Bears

Bears in front of the Prague castle

.Bears in Prague

Next stop was a trip to Budapest. Here they all are, in front of the river Danube.

Budapest Bears

Bears in Vienna

Bears in Vienna

Bears in Salzburg

Bears in Salzburg

After Austria, I made my way to Italy.

First stop was Verona where one of the bears went to visit the Colosseum.

Bear in Verona

From Verona I took a day trip to Venice. As you can see one of the bears have collapsed due to the heat.

Concerned Bears in Venice

The bears also did a spot of sightseeing in St Mark’s Square.

Bears in St Marks Square The next stop was Florence and here they are on the river Arno.

Bears in Florence

The bears took a stop in Pisa but it was only the red bear that wanted to be in a photo. The others went for pizza. Can you spot the bear?

Bear in Pisa

The bears even went to Paris.

Paris - Bears outside Notre Dame

Paris Bears in Paris

But there were too many people, so they went to the south of France.

South of France Bears

They even chilled in Ibiza.

Bears in Ibiza

Then the bears came back to London, before moving on to their next city.

Bears in London

They spent a lot of time exploring NYC and went to Brooklyn.

Bears in NYC Brooklyn Bridge

And of course Times Square.

NYC Times Square

They then decided to visit the nation’s capital and went to Washington D.C.

Bears in Washington DC


More Bears in Washington DC

They had a great time travelling around the world and they even went to Australia. Here they are on the beach in Perth.

Perth - Beach

They will be going on more adventures soon including Barcelona, Sydney and Melbourne.  Stay tuned !

Travelling Bears


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2 Replies to “Gummi Bears on Tour Around the World”

  1. Montse says:

    Yummy pics! Nice idea to use the gummi bears for this purpose. Are you using them on Instagram and Pinterest?

    1. Juliana says:

      Thanks Montse. No I am not using them on Instagram or Pinterest…. yet….

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