Google Earth - Tips
I really appreciate the Google Earth Pic, I sit in
these exotic places, and my friends talk about Google Earth, I have it on my
computer, like having anaked girl in theroom and she says, no. But
the bottom line is to see one good view, I have to work about one-two hours.
Find an internet cafe, hope, and hope, and connnect, by the time I am done. I am
too confused and annoyed with all the work I had to do to enjoy. This was great,
just download my emails, and see where I am.
I have this Physical View on my Encarta Encyclopedia,
and as an alternative to Google Earth which reall needs a high speed connection
and when you really want, the Encarta maps in Encyclopedia is a good choice. I
purchased this program for about 40 US, before I left the USA or in Thailand...
This is a full paid version, I consider
itneeded on my computer. Wikipedia.org and Google Earth, just are not
availailable yet everywhere on the planet in small village with no electricty.
Encarta is as good as my battery, I am buying a motorcyle battery back up soon
as I am sent a 12 Volt adapter from the USA and and a 220 charger.
There is an 80 Kiometer Concrete marker in the city,
79 is correct for kilometers from Atakpame to Badou or as good as the highway
people of Togo, this is not Germany.
Andy in Badou, Togo May 2007
Hi Andy, glad you're enjoying Badou – Cascade Plus sounds really good value
and I've adjusted the write-up accordingly. I've attached a pic from Google
Earth, which I seem to recall you saying you couldn't easily access (?), showing
Atakpamé to Badou. I reckon the distance of 79km along the road is about right.
And as the crow flies, 60km looks spot on (I set the scale, bottom left, to
Did you get the map scans okay?
I'm editing Ghana at the moment, will let you know if I have queries.
Meanwhile, if you have new info for me, just pass it on, many
All best wishes, bon voyage