Frankfurt am Main Travel Blog› entry 2 of 26 › view all entries
August 6th, 2009 – by: Zen
Unfortunately, as most of the guests were British, there was nothing to smash because they hadn't brought anything. So instead we had a very nice evening chatting and catching up with some old friends I hadn't seen in years, eating and generally having a good time out in our garden.
So I was led away from the party and a ransom note delivered to my then-fiancé that he had to either pay €100 to the kidnappers or to prove with worth by rescuing me. They kept moving me from place to place, taking pictures of landmarks and sending them to the rescuers as hints to follow. We went by the evening venue for the following day and kept going until the rescuers (Matthew had enlisted the help of all the other guests) nearly caught up with us. Then one of the best men decided it was time to throw me over his shoulder and to run. My kidnappers and I nearly got away but one of the guests spotted where we were crouched behind a bush hiding and alerted the rest. One of the guests who runs the London marathon was finally the one who caught the kidnappers and Matthew could finally free me and we were happily reunited! It was great fun and given that it was a tradition the British guests didn't know it went very well and seemed to be quite entertaining for everyone.
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