16 December 2008

No, you won't find Waldo

I don't know if this is considered strange behavior, but I can entertain myself just looking at maps. Maps have always fascinated me and now with Google maps I'm in cartographic nirvana.

Well, not really. But I do enjoy Google maps and I especially like this website, Place Spotting.


The Appalachianist said...

Oh! I like that site!

Appalachian Gun Trash said...

I'm not surprised, Dan. With that Ranger training my guess is that you've probably looked and plotted a few maps, right?

I've a really nice Brunton direct sighting compass that I picked up in the BX many, many years ago for about $25. I see now that it goes for $79! Wow, talk about inflation.

I think it was in my Boy Scout days where I got an appreciation of maps, compass, and orienteering. I would really like to do more, but it's a dying art now that GPS readers are the thing.