WANTED : Gregory Backpack

Yesterday, I heard a devastating news.  Our good friend, Sam was going on a trip with his friends to Europe.  He really liked our Gregory Backpack & Duffle set.. so he ordered both in Cobblestone.  There was a little delay in leather shipment so we couldn't finish them in time. 

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Sam has been really busy for past few years and he was really looking forward to this 3 weeks long trip...  It certainly sounded great!  Starting in Iceland, Barcelona, Greek Islands, and ending in Tel Aviv.  So I'd loaned him my backpack & duffle for the trip & off he went......

Out of all places he'd been to, he told me "Mykonos", a small resort Greek Island in Meditteranean was the most beautiful & being a single & eligible bachelor, it was even more so beautiful as there were many beautiful ladies vacationing in that Island as well. 

They were invited to a party so his group went... except a friend who opted to take a nap instead. When he came back to the house he was renting, his backpack along with others were all gone.  Checking the security camera, there was a Burglar who broke in and stole them without knowing one of his friends was sleeping in the room.  The Burglar left as soon as he sensed there was a person.... but his backpack along with his passport & valuables was gone.

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The House had a security & camera system... and this man appears to be the Intruder.  Sam went to its only police station in Mykonos.. but its police station was immensely short-staffed (total force of 3 officers) & according to the officers, lately there have been increases in such cases with professional burglars coming from the Main Greece & Italy. 

Although Sam & his friends reported the incident to authorities, he felt no hope of anything getting done. 

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This Gregory Backpack holds a special meaning to me.  Not only it is the 1st of its kind.  It was a special gift to self..... & I've made few promises to our Ambassadors for re-union photo shoot of mine & theirs together. 

Well...  I am determined to get my backpack back, especially from these criminals.  And I believe I have a good chance of getting it back as my backpack looks exactly like the photo you see above & there is only One in the world that looks like this. 

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It also has another unique distinction as well.  On its back, it has one of my favorite quote inscribed as well. 

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To be continued....

Chris Pakbackpack, travel