Fun with Maps 287&288

Map 287 is a Geological Map of Hong Kong from 2006. It is probably going to be difficult to really read and explore below so feel free to zoom in at the original source. This map is just plain awesome. It is both aesthetically pleasing and informative.  Do I understand what is being shown? Not…

Trip #12 – Quick Cabin Getaway

This trip took place June 17th through June 19th, 2017.  Day 1; New Hope, MN to Shamineau Lake, MN: The past few Summers my parents have rented a cabin on a lake up North. My sister’s family has gone with them typically but my wife and I usually do our own thing for vacation. Since…

Fun with Maps 285&286

I recently found a blog post titled, “10 Rare Landmarks on the Map of Nigeria” and clicked on it expecting to see a big, beautiful map. I was, however, disappointed to find no map at all, just a list of places. The headline contains the word ‘map’ and everything so I’m not the crazy one…

Fun with Maps 283&284

Map 283 features the minimum wage in each state of the United States. The current Federal minimum wage is just $7.25 in the US but several states have passed laws to increase that figure. Five states have done the opposite by not mandating a minimum wage but of the 45 states with one the average…