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Panoramio: To boldly go where no Google car has gone before

Panoramio was a geo-located tagging photo sharing site whose goal was to allow Google Earth users to learn more about a given area by viewing the photos that other users had taken at that location. It was sometime around 2008 that I signed up, and Panoramio soon became my new home for (retroactively) geotagged digital photos of mostly Johannesburg (my previous geographic home) as well as any other places we visited. Continue reading

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Rediscovering philately

A few days ago I made a mistake: I opened a cabinet door. Behind that cabinet door lay my stamp collection. Philately is the perfect hobby for a pandemic. Continue reading

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