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  1. David Tallan

    Google Map with Caminos and recommended albergues/bars/restaurants

    I've been playing around with Google My Maps, ever since I was introduced to the rudiments of kml file editing on another thread. Previously, I posted a link to another map made with the GPS tracks collected by the good in the Nederlands Genootschap van Sint Jacob. I added to it the albergues...
  2. W

    help with camino kml,kmz,gpx tracking.

    Hi all! I have got the main track down for the Coastal Portuguese on my phone, tablet. and 12 inch laptop.( bit of overkill i know but with my visual problems i need options. Depending on how i am being affected on the day which one i will use;i might have to plan on laptop in hotel room before...
  3. Prentiss Riddle

    Virtual Camino Affordable "virtual Camino" app with Street View?

    I know that this is a perennial topic, but technology changes and some of the threads of the past no longer have current information. My question: Is there a reasonably priced way to do a "virtual Camino" where I record pedometer steps from my walks at home and can see my Camino progress on...
  4. jsalt

    Via de la Plata Downloadable Maps to Print

    Hi, does anyone know where I can download detailed maps of each day on the Via de la Plata, and which I can print out at home? I like to write notes on the maps, and at the end of each day I write up my journal on the back. I am not looking for an app. Many thanks.
  5. MarkyD

    Good map apps for El Norte?

    Good morning, afternoon, evening to everyone who has been on El Norte and found good ways to reduce/avoid too much tarmac crunching, especially the more dangerous sections. I'm interested to find out information from anyone who has any good tips or could recommend an app that shows not only the...
  6. Doughnut NZ

    COVID Covid meets Google Maps

    Google has announced that Google Maps can now show a map layer that highlights Covid statistics for various geographic areas. Google said "When you open Google Maps, tap on the layers button on the top right hand corner of your screen and click on “COVID-19 info”. You’ll then see a seven-day...
  7. peregrina2000

    Shifting from Garmin GPS to phone — step 1

    For about 6 years, I have used a hand held Garmin Dakota GPS device. After a disastrous first year and a rocky second year, I have learned to download wikiloc GPS tracks onto my computer and from there, to transfer them to the GPS. I am comfortable with this method, but have heard from many...
  8. W

    Maps.me Voice

    Hi! Hope this is OK to post here. Just spent a day and a half trying to get tracking on the Portuguese Coastal for Maps me once done found it does not support voice for walking (only for bikes,cars!) As i am visually impaired i need pretty much accurate voice information regarding what to...
  9. Albertagirl

    Helping Albertagirl with Maps!

    NOTE From Mod — You may have seen @AJ’s thread on planning the Camino Levante. A number of issues involving maps.me, google maps, facebook, etc have come up. I thought that it would be more helpful to @Albertagirl if we had one dedicated thread where she could work through these issues and...
  10. anthikes

    Are these all the Spanish and Portuguese Caminos?

    I made this map earlier in the year and will be updating it in 2021. I tried to include all known Caminos but I suspect there might be a couple that slipped through the net?? Would really appreciate any experts out there who may know of other routes. Thanks.
  11. Peregrinopaul

    I can't find a post

    A couple of weeks ago (?) someone posted about a splendid map showing all the camino routes in western Europe punctuated by stages. Priced I seem to remember at 28 euros. Can anyone direct me to this?
  12. Lance Chambers

    Images from Brierley Camino Frances Handbook.

    A few years ago there was a resource here that showed the towns of the route, image of the height profile, bridges, the facilities in each town, etc. I can't seem to find the resource any more. Is there anyone who knows where I can get a copy of those pages/images? I was dumb enough to leave...
  13. Chris & Winny

    Peter Robins

    When we were looking for information about the various routes from The Netherlands to Santiago some 5 years ago, we found the information by Peter Robbins very helpfull and comprehensive (as far as mapped routes concerned). And then we had to shelve our plans for health reasons. as John Lennon...
  14. alexwalker

    Virtual Camino You CAN walk a virtual Camino in Google Earth!

    First: Unfortunately, threads on this huge forum will sink down rather quickly. I will now, in these times, bump up a thread that was posted 8 years ago by another member of this forum. The reason: We will not be able to walk this year, obviously. But we CAN go virtual! For oldtimers it can be...
  15. islandwalker

    Wikiloc article

    For anyone interested in learning a bit about the background of Wikiloc, here's an article that appeared in the Olive Press today. Although the headline writer gushed a bit with his use of 'revolutionized', it was interesting to read that Wikiloc is a Spanish app, started in Girona by Jordi...
  16. D

    GPS

    Which APP (Android), would experienced GPS users recommend for general use on Camino. Never used it before, no experience. Can anyone link me to a thread please or recommend from experience, please? LLN Keith
  17. B

    Family want to track my route

    Hi Is there an app that I can have in my phone that would allow family members to follow my progress. The only tech I plan to take is my phone.
  18. BruceS

    2020 GPS APPs

    "Pocket Earth" APP is said to be excellent and with extensive data. Unfortunately it is only available for iPhone/Apple. Does anyone know if an equally good one is available for Android Cell/Mobile phones? I commence CF on 20 April from SJPdP.
  19. M

    And my true love gave to me...

    He must have read my mind to know how much I loved the idea of having this map hanging in our home, and then he made it happen! Until I can get back on the camino, this will give me sweet dreams of the miles to go before I sleep....
  20. jgiesbrecht

    Elevation Tracking

    I have been keeping an eye on different apps, seeing what I would like to use next spring when I walk the CF. I have a fitbit, so have used that app for a while. I have also checked out mapmywalk, and only slightly browsed polarsteps and walkmeter. With fb it's just flights of stairs....I'd...

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