E-maps for travel

We’ve all heard of ebooks. For travel they are convenient; load up an iPad or Kindle with books, read them anywhere, no internet connection needed, and save weight and space. You can do the same with maps thanks to Maps.Me, an inexpensive iPhone and iPad app, which uses the Open Street Map, a free worldwide … more

A new bicycle

Out for a ride on a sunny day. We have had endless rain for the last few weeks. It feels that spring has finally arrived. Inge’s new bicycle is a Trek 520, a machine designed for loaded long distance touring. She has been out on it a few times and as her smile shows, she … more