Beach erosion on Isla Mujeres in two photos
Five years ago, I snapped a pic with my phone and recorded the GPS coordinates on the beach:
Look at where those same coordinates are today:
Google Map of a 5.6 mile walk I took through Playa del Carmen. Completed in just under 2 hours. End at the beach and dive into the water.
Click here to view the map.
turtle in the mud
Came across this little guy in the mud while hiking around the Trinity River Audubon Center in Dallas, Texas.
Here are a few GPS coordinates that I uploaded to Google Maps:
View Trinity River Audubon Center in a larger map
Using Google Maps to record trip data
Here’s a cool little Google Maps trick that I recently discovered: You can create a custom map containing specific places you visited. Used in conjunction with a GPS receiver, it’s an excellent way to record trip data for future reference or for sharing with others.
I entered the GPS coordinates I recorded during our latest trip […]
half-assed product review: GSSport GH-561 Boomerang GPS Device
A quick, six-minute review of the GSSport GH-561 Boomerang GPS device, where I show the device powering on and describe how to save a waypoint.
In a nutshell:
— Device powers on to the compass. This needlessly drains the battery, and there should be a way to disable it.
— The lanyard should be relocated to the […]