Google Maps and Street View Go 8-Bit!

Here at CheapTents we love looking at maps! Whilst Ordnance Survey undoubtedly produce the best quality mapping in the UK, Google have provided us with their maps online for free. Combined with Street View and Google Earth, Google Maps is arguably one of the best things on the internet. Not only do Google do great … Continue reading Google Maps and Street View Go 8-Bit!

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Multimap does Ordnance Survey Maps

The UK's favourite maps, Ordnance Survey, can now be viewed digitally via Multimap's online website. Ordnance Survey LandRanger and Explorer Maps Not only do they offer the LandRanger scale of maps but also the (1:50,000 scale maps) but also Explorer maps too (1:25,000 scale maps). Searchable Ordnance Survey Maps If you know you are heading … Continue reading Multimap does Ordnance Survey Maps

Online mapping tools to stop getting lost!

There has been a discussion lately on the outdoorbloggers forum discussing the best tools to use for mapping routes and sharing them online.  Even if you don't want to use them on a website, they become really helpful for simply planning your route, seeing how far you have walked, run, cycled or traveled, checking the … Continue reading Online mapping tools to stop getting lost!

Indian Mountaineering Foundation Museum, New Delhi, India

Having recently travelled to India I was gutted to find out that I had missed out on an opportunity to visit the Indian Mountaineering Foundation Museum in New Delhi. I found some information about the museum on a tourist map but neither the address nor the location of the museum were actually shown on the … Continue reading Indian Mountaineering Foundation Museum, New Delhi, India