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How To: GPS Mapping

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In 2008, we were in Paris, France attending Blizzard Entertainment’s World Wide Invitational.  After the event, we rented a car to tour southern Spain.  A few days before we left for Spain, we were in a giant electronics store, where…

Easy trip assistance app

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by Roseann Hanson How many times have you been reading a magazine or book, and come across some place you want to jot down to remember to visit, such as a landmark, a restaurant, a museum, or a trail? In…

Maps and Compass

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Electronic equipment has a habit of breaking or changing hands and for this reason we will also be taking paper maps and a compass with us. We will be using Michelin maps 745 (North East) and 746 (Central and South).…

Something different this time — Leon, Nicaragua

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Leon, Nicaragua Where I stayed <divclass=”” style=”padding-bottom:7px”> Hotel Austria Leon (Leon hotels) We have been asked a few times about the vehicle we are driving on this trip along with its equipment. So what follows is not about where we…

Outdoor Retailer, day 1

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Overland Tech and Travel arrived at Outdoor Retailer in sunny Salt Lake City this afternoon. We managed to visit a couple dozen booths before the happy hours began. Over the next three days we will be reporting on new gear…

Routing and Planning

After Christmas break and a hard drive failure, we’re back to our overlanding advice series!  This is part five of ten. Despite living in the Bay Area I have always been one who prided myself on navigation sans technology. I…

Navigation

Our Overland Adventure will take us across Europe, where there is a magnitude of road & GPS maps available. The further we cross Asia, the less reliable and available overland mapping products become. GPS products have now extended from the…