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A Brief History Of Illustrated Maps
There is no shortage of talent that creates beautiful illustrated maps. While the maps are drawn by hand, they are 100% digital. What does this mean? Interactive WebMap Service incorporates technology to the hand-drawn illustrative maps so that they can be modified, altered or updated for future use. Illustrated maps were very popular during the 1860’s until aerial photography was introduced to the world in 1920. Printing technology was also developed and created a market for portraits. The post-Civil War era was associated to economic growth and prosperity so that portraits of cities and town as they looked from above [...]
Beach Fix At The Northern Beaches Of Cairns
August is the best time of the year for travelers to visit Cairns to be able to experience lots of sun with fewer school holiday crowds. Cairns is the perfect destination for those who want to escape the cold weather without spending a fortune. There is available transport from Cairns Airport to Cairns Northern Beaches that can be easily booked online. If you want to experience lots of sun and stinger-free calm blue waters, you can book a few nights of stay to enjoy the tropical island instead of a day trip. One of the destinations that most locals consider [...]
The Story Behind Bird’s Eye View Maps
Pictorial maps that are also known as bird’s eye view city map or map illustrations were popular in the United States from the 1920’s to 60’s These maps showed how vibrant the American culture was during those days. The pictorial maps were usually used to convince people to buy something like a tropical vacation, a version of the American dream or a bottle of bourbon. Companies used bird’s eye view maps on posters and brochures for advertising. Others were commissioned by state tourism boards and local chambers of commerce to attract visitors and businesses to the city. No matter how [...]
How Map Illustrations Support Tourism
One of the unique solutions that tourism professionals can use is a map illustration that can easily promote a travel destination. An illustrated pictorial map best describes a place through a combination of skills and creativity that shows a certain area as it looks from above. The tourist destination is visually presented using colors, style and hand-drawn images that spark interest among viewers. Depending on the purpose of tourism officials, the map illustrations can be of a smaller size or pocket size than can be handheld or it can be in folded form or a big informative board that can [...]
How Downtown Revitalization Change North America Skyline
The revitalization of downtowns is important in bringing life back to these areas—together with its culture, economy, history, and personality. While these things are obviously beneficial to its citizens and the whole community, the changes that it brings may also mean changes in the North America skyline Illustration that many Americans have grown to love. Austin Eight of the tallest buildings in downtown Austin have not been around the area ten years ago. Yes, in a matter of ten years, the area has developed so fast that it managed to gain eight tall buildings and more, changing the skyline of the place. [...]
Solo Traveler’s Guide To Myanmar
If Myanmar is included in your bucket list then it is a must that you have the ultimate guide on how to visit this beautiful country. Before you purchase a ticket or book a hotel in Yangon Myanmar, you must know that a visa is required in order to enter the country of Myanmar. The good news is that you don’t have to go to an embassy of Myanmar in order to obtain one but you can get an e-visa online. For only $50, you will be able to stay at the country for a maximum of 28 days period. [...]