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A woman in Cork tied her GoPro to 20 helium balloons and then accidentally let it go

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REMEMBER WHEN YOU were a kid and you’d pester your mam into buying you a helium balloon and then you’d almost instantly let go of it and watch it sail away and then there’d be war?

Well, it doesn’t just happen to kids.

Janet Newenham was having some fun with her €300 GoPro camera attached to a bunch of 20 helium balloons when…

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Thirty kilometres and 24 hours later Janet was reunited with the camera after a farmer in west Cork found it “while checking on a sunburnt cow”:

They went through all the photos to see where the journey had started and tracked me down.

Here’s what the camera saw on its travels:

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Via Reddit Ireland

Images published with Janet Newenham’s permission

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