Millennial History of Map Features

Maps were created through the efforts of countless people through six thousand years. Cartography preceded writing. Methods of mapping the land and sea surface evolved together with the human civilization, from the first cave paintings to digital online and offline maps with ethnographic, economic, and social data.

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MAPS.ME: the Perfect Places for Stargazing

You may have become obsessed with a new form of travel entertainment or perhaps you have seriously decided to go alien hunting. Either way, it’s official – you have a telescope. There are plenty of reasons to become an astrotourist as well as a number of ways to satisfy your desire to observe the sky.

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MAPS.ME: Bicycle Navigation, Best Cycling Routes

It is common joke that in some places winter lasts for 9 months. Although even that cannot put people off cycling, especially those who use bicycles for commuting rather than merely sports. Cyclists keeping the right lane or a special bike lane may now equally share the road with the cars.

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Contest Results: Details and Comments

Right after the winner of MAPS.ME logo design contest was announced, a discussion of projects ensued in the comments section. We decided to join it and share some details on how we evaluated the logos, which ones made it to our top 10 and what exactly we liked about them.

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Top 5 World’s Unusual Places to Propose

St Valentine’s Day is the second best day (according to Chillisauce) to propose to the most important person of your life. It’s rather obvious – romance is very much in the air on the Day of Love. Choosing a place to propose is probably as much important as choosing a wedding ring. Paris, Venice, Juliet’s House in Verona and numerous islands are the most popular travel destinations to ask the most important question of your life. Nevertheless, if you don’t want to say “Will you marry me?” in some kind of ordinary place, here is Top 5 world’s unusual places to propose which you can find with the help of MAPS.ME.

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