The Frustrating Saga of Missing Congost Ken continues: A Journey of 3 Weeks and a Missing Comma

My Tropical Ken from Congost embarked on a journey of a lifetime. After weeks of anticipation and excitement, he finally arrived at his destination in Germany. However, there was a slight hiccup in the last delivery that threatened to delay his highly anticipated arrival.

The Last Delivery: A Missing Comma

The saga began when Congost Ken’s package was sent out via postal service from Spain to Germany. Little did the sender in Spain know that a simple comma would make all the difference. Unfortunately, when the package arrived, the post office was unable to locate the correct address. The missing comma left the package stranded, waiting to be discovered.

Congost Tropical Ken mummy

The Problem with the Address, Congost Ken undeliverable?

Upon further investigation, it was discovered that the problem lay in the address details. The numerical portion of the address lacked a comma, rendering it unreadable to the post office’s automated system. As a result, the package was incorrectly routed and couldn’t be delivered to the intended destination. So instead of being delivered he made a trip via Denmark back to Spain. There’s no need to understand why via Denmark. I even tried to contact the hub in Denmark to get him delivered to me but the only things I got to hear was that I contacted the wrong subsidy of DHL. They possibly could have helped me but who cares?

The Importance of Local Knowledge

Had someone with knowledge of the area stumbled upon the missing comma, the saga would have likely ended there. However, this unfortunate oversight left Congost Ken’s package untraceable, causing frustration for all parties involved. Nothing is more exciting than chasing and tracking your parcels every day.

Congost Tropical Ken in

The Solution: Another Shipping Fee

After days of searching and deliberation, a solution presented itself. The sender agreed to pay a small fee of 12 euros to have Congost Ken’s package reshipped to the correct address. This additional measure ensured that Congost Ken would arrive at his destination without further delay.

Lessons Learned

The frustrating saga of missing Congost Ken serves as a cautionary tale about the importance of attention to detail. A missing comma, a seemingly insignificant error, can have far-reaching consequences. This experience also highlights the value of local knowledge and the significance of double-checking addresses before sending packages.

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Just freshly deboxed Tropical Ken, still tired from the Journey


In the end, Congost Ken’s journey was not without its fair share of challenges. However, thanks to the persistence of the sender and the resourcefulness of the postal service, Congost Ken finally arrived at his destination. The saga may have started as a frustrating ordeal, but it ultimately served as a lesson in the importance of attention to detail, local knowledge, and the resilience of the human spirit.

Own experiences

Many many years ago a friend of my parents wrote a postcard from his vacation. Instead of the postal code a part of the phone number of my parents was written down. You may be surprised but the card arrived at my parent’s with a little delay but it arrived with the request to tell the friend the right postal code for the next card. From my own experience I can tell you that I also do mistakes concerning postal codes. Last year I ordered mountain cheese from Austria for the whole family. Being in hurry I changed the numbers in the postal code but the city and the street of my parents were correct. It was delivered despite mistake but it was not DHL that delivered last year. Be sure that this year I check the postal code of my parents twice before I order anything.

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Congost Ken enjoying his new home for X-mas

For more information and pictures use this article about Congost Barbie and for more information about Ken himself you can use

The Frustrating Saga of the Missing Tropical Congost Ken

Introduction of Tropical Congost Ken:

In today’s interconnected world, online shopping has become a common practice. With just a few clicks, you can order products from anywhere in the world and have them delivered right to your doorstep. However, as many have experienced, not every delivery goes as smoothly as expected. In this blog post, we will delve into the frustrating tale of Busy B, who ordered a Tropical Congost Ken from Spain two weeks ago but has yet to receive it. Let’s uncover the series of events that unfolded, leading to a Barbie Ken doll chaos .

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Tropical Congost Ken

Ordering the Congost Ken:

Around two weeks ago, Busy B from Germany placed an order for a Tropical Congost Ken doll from Spain. Excitement filled her heart as he eagerly anticipated the arrival of his long-awaited package. Little did she know that this would be the start of a frustrating journey.

The Elusive Delivery:

After a few days, she received a tracking link from the buyer, allowing her to monitor the progress of this package. With anticipation, she checked the tracking details regularly, hoping to see the status change to “Out for Delivery.” However, to her dismay, the tracking information showed that the package had already been delivered by last week Friday. Being home all day long she know this a pure lie having him delivered.

The Missing Postman:

She was puzzled by this information since she have been home all day on the supposed delivery date. Busy B. has eagerly awaited the arrival of the postman, but to my surprise, no one showed up. Determined to find out what had happened, she contacted the delivery service, DHL, to inquire about the situation.

The Blame Game:

When she reached out to DHL, they claimed that the postman could not find my doorbell, hence the failed delivery attempt. She couldn’t help but feel incredulous at this response. She knew for a fact that her doorbell was functioning perfectly fine. Unfortunately, lazy postmen seem to have become a standard problem in Germany, and she couldn’t help but wonder if this was the case in her situation as well. Speaking German has become a big problem to all the postmen somehow.

The Parcel’s Unexpected Journey:

Driven by frustration, she decided to take matters into my own hands. Busy B diligently continued tracking the package and was surprised to discover that it had somehow ended up in Denmark in the last few days. In a last-ditch effort, she contacted DHL Denmark, hoping they could shed some light on the situation and assist her in retrieving her long-awaited Tropical Congost Ken.

A Disappointing Response:

To her dismay, DHL Denmark informed me that they were unable to help me as she had reached out to the wrong division of DHL. Frustration overwhelmed her as she realized she had been caught in a bureaucratic maze, unable to find a way out. The lack of proper customer service left her feeling exasperated and dissatisfied.

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Arrival of Tropical Congost Ken, end of November 2023


Her experience with the missing Congost Ken serves as a reminder that even in today’s modern world, where online shopping has become the norm, there can still be hurdles and frustrations along the way. From lazy postmen to unhelpful customer service, the journey to receive a package can be much more complicated than expected. Let Ken’s story be a cautionary tale for all online shoppers and a reminder to stay patient when faced with delivery mishaps. She doesn’t know how this story will end.

Last update

Today she got a feedback from DHL still stating that my address is not available!? What a nonsense! Busy B hopes she can get the seller to send her back to me again as soon as the Ken is back in Spain. The next part of the story how Ken finally arrived at his new destination can you find here . For more information about Spanish Ken dolls read here or for Congost as a toy company from Spain