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Viewranger mapping app

Viewranger mapping app

Today, I’m going to be using Viewranger route tracking app for Android. Due to the limitations of Googlemaps, I’m going to find something which will store and record the routes that I’ve taken, does the maths, and plot the graph for me. Maps has a limit for the online version. I can only add a certain amount of content before it tells me I’ve exceeded the given number of separate additions to the one map. So, I’m trying something new,…

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Lies, Damn lies and Statistics

Lies, Damn lies and Statistics

Here’s a first for me.. No visits yetRelated Posts Viewranger mapping app Today, I’m going to be using Viewranger route tracking app for Android. Due to the limitations of Googlemaps, I’m going to find something which wil… Steal peoples Credit Card details with scanners av… Wow!This is almost like going back to the days of hairspray on phone-cards, video-tape on cash cards or all those other small-time low risk scams of y… Creating a KMZ Polyline using Google Earth Pro…

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Creating a KMZ Polyline using Google Earth Pro

Creating a KMZ Polyline using Google Earth Pro

Brief: To download a GPS Track from a Garmin E-Trex GPS unit and create a Google Earth Polyline/Encoded Polyline KMZ. Equipment:Garmin EtreX GPS unit.Serial port adapter.Google Earth Pro. Download Google Earth Pro – 7 Day free trial Install/boot TOOLS/GPS – Select your unit; In my case the GPS GARMIN. IMPORT options. In my case I’m only interested in the polyline or TRACK information. You have options to import each placemark, also to annul altitude readings etc. Plug in the GPS…

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Near Drina Valley – Serbia

Near Drina Valley – Serbia

Tara National Park – Make me a rainbow Tara National Park – Earth Meets SkyKML: lat – 44.06278 lon – 19.63300 My CarKML: lat – 44.06278 lon – 19.63300 Just in case you’re thinking of doing a blog. I recommend for foriegn hire car; bigger is better.I had a Mustang in the US. An S-series in Poland and this slightly shady Toyota here. Towns are easier to find your way round if your car does the talking for you. No…

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Tara National Park – Photos

Tara National Park – Photos

Lonely Church – Tara National Park SerbiaKML: lat – 43.78581 lon – 19.68522 Where earth meets sky – Tara National Park SerbiaKML: lat – 44.04085 lon – 19.63574 Earth – Tara National Park – SerbiaKML: lat – 44.04085 lon – 19.63574 Pictures from Tara National Park, Serbia. (Visited 12 times, 1 visits today)Related Posts Day 56 – Newquay to Lands End Last day. It’s taken 56 days to make the whole journey; from John O’Groats to Lands End. I’ll do…

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Zlatibor

Zlatibor

Random view from near Zlatibor, the most touristy place in Serbia. Took me about 6 hours to get down here. The weather’s turned shit though, there’ll be no country walking checking the rich flora and forna in 8ºC and intermitent rain. Hotel MamThe hotel is the best in Zlatibor. Had a sauna and russian bath. Wireless is painfully slow. Back to BG tommorrow. (Visited 3 times, 1 visits today)Related Posts Day 56 – Newquay to Lands End Last day. It’s…

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Belgrade – Bombed out buildings

Belgrade – Bombed out buildings

Bombing Central Belgrade Bombing Central Belgrade Evidence of Bombing: Central Belgrade. KML: lat – 44.80570 lon – 20.46005 (Visited 42 times, 1 visits today)Related Posts Day 56 – Newquay to Lands End Last day. It’s taken 56 days to make the whole journey; from John O’Groats to Lands End. I’ll do a summary of some stats in the next post, but h… Day 55 – Tavistock to Newquay A whole day with the the wind in my face. A full…

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Castle Petrovaradin – Novi Sad

Castle Petrovaradin – Novi Sad

Castle Petreovaradin – Novi Sad Perched high on a hill. The Serbian Exit festival is held here annually. Live music, and shagging basically. The castle has been in existence from the 11th Century. It’s a large structure incorporating an upper and lower town. Milosevic’s prisonersThe resistance to Milosevic were held here under house arrest in the administrative offices during the period of the last Balkans conflict. Old and boldThe castle is impressive in size but not in upkeep. Boston’s revengeIt…

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Orthodox Cathedral – Novi Sad

Orthodox Cathedral – Novi Sad

Wow what a church.I just can’t get enough of these Orthodox church’s. Doctored religionAfter the Schism, each different branch of the church has taken the religion and manipulated to their own means. For instance, if you visit York minister (UK). Take a look round you won’t see ONE angel or virgin Mary. Not one. It’s all bishops and magnates big rings and sceptres. Fresh religionVisiting the orthodox gives a view of a purer form of Christianity. The religion was founded…

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Newlyweds Gate – Novi Sad

Newlyweds Gate – Novi Sad

Newlyweds Gate Slightly oriental in appearance. Bring on the monkeysWouldn’t be unusual to see Monkey on the benches chatting to TripitaKa. Till death do us partNewlyweds come here to firm things up after the ceremony, the gate giving talisman to those who come here after consecration. KML: lat- 45.25238 lon – 19.84244 No visits yetRelated Posts Day 56 – Newquay to Lands End Last day. It’s taken 56 days to make the whole journey; from John O’Groats to Lands End….

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