The Haribo Gold Baeren -- better known to us as Gummi Bears -- were born in Bonn.
When Johnny and I lived in Munich, 1971-74, I had never heard of them in America. Now they've taken over the world--sweetly and peacefully.
The Haribo Factory Store is just 10 minutes' walk from our hotel. Try to imagine a supermarket stocked with nothing but candy and cookies--pretty much gummi-anything-you-can-imagine. That's where Talitha and I were yesterday morning.
Don't tell our grandchildren, but guess what we're taking home for surprises?
Oh yes, and did I mention that Haribo created a special edition Gummi Arnold Scharzenegger?