Tag: limited maps edition

  • How to Find the Stars

    written by ilkadj on 2012-08-20 in #gear #tipster
    How to Find the Stars

    The heavens can be as beautiful as you can imagine if the night sky is clear of clouds and you can see those twinkling stars above you. Some of us are blessed with the talent to identify the big dipper and orion's belt within seconds, but some of us don't even notice any patterns, even with the help of a telescope! So here's a short how to read the night sky for those curious ones!

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  • What to Pack for Backpacker Travelers

    written by ilkadj on 2012-08-20 in #gear #tipster
    What to Pack for Backpacker Travelers

    Are you planning a trip and only taking a backpack with you? If you are, then you need a check list! Read on to know what essentials you should bring on your traveling adventure!

  • The Top Photographed Cities

    written by ilkadj on 2012-08-20 in #news
    The Top Photographed Cities

    What's your favorite city to take pictures of? Is it London? Budapest? Sofia? Jakarta? Or maybe even Tirol? Where ever it is, just make sure that you tag the city's name when you upload pictures!

  • Vacation Scenes Caught on Camera

    written by ilkadj on 2012-08-20 in #world #locations
    Vacation Scenes Caught on Camera

    You've taken your camera everywhere you go. To the market, the city and even a night out to the clubs. Many of you however, have always taken your analogue cameras on vacation. Read on to see awesome photos from some of our Lomo friends' travels.

  • Bizarre Things You See on Maps

    written by ilkadj on 2012-08-21 in #lifestyle
    Bizarre Things You See on Maps

    Nowadays it's so easy to navigate yourself through foreign cities with digital maps that are available at your fingertips. But they are also great for finding weird and bizarre things!

  • Map Collecting is a Hobby

    written by ilkadj on 2012-08-20 in #lifestyle
    Map Collecting is a Hobby

    Many people collect coins and stamps, but did you know some collect maps? Yep, antique maps from the 1800s can be worth thousands of dollars nowadays. So if you find one in your attic, hold on to it tight, because it might be worth a fortune in the future. Just make sure you put it somewhere safe.

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  • Interesting and Useful Infographics Maps

    written by ilkadj on 2012-08-20 in #lifestyle
    Interesting and Useful Infographics Maps

    Maps, maps, maps. You have a map of the heavens and you have a map of the small town you live in. Nowadays, maps are not only used to help you find and navigate to places, they can also be informative. Check out some infographic maps after the jump.

  • From Cave Paintings to Crumpled Cities

    written by ilkadj on 2012-08-21 in #lifestyle
    From Cave Paintings to Crumpled Cities

    Cartography didn't just decide to exist in our culture. It has a history too. It began thousands of years ago on paintings of the heavens drawn on cave walls. Our ancestors were more sophisticated than we thought they were.