Painted Fusion

Same idea, just different effect. I think I like it better. Might need to bring out Ni’ihau a little more.

I’ll post updates as I start making more detailed maps. That one is to scale, I just haven’t decided where I want to place the scale.


Mappa mundi

I just figured out what I’m doing for the next 30 minutes. Follow the links at the end of the segment if you want to watch the entire video. Here is the link for the BBC website: The Beauty of Maps. Show some love and visit Brain Pickings for introducing me to the show.

National Geographic: A Star in the East?

They asked, “Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We’ve seen his star in the east, and we’ve come to honor him.”

Matthew 2:2 (CEB)

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Here it is, the moment for which I know you’ve all been waiting. It might not lead you to the Inn that let Mary and Joseph crash in a stable for the night, but anyone interested in religion should check this out.

The internationally renowned cartographers at National Geographic have created a companion guide to the Common English Bible. The guide accurately puts biblical events, well, on the map. 21 full color maps, to be exact.

The guide has several features that should keep you from getting lost on your biblical journey: a narrative describes what is being shown on each map and even highlights the chapters and verses that are being illustrated. If you’re still lost you can simply thumb to the guide’s index for help.

Or maybe you should contact Garmin.