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Old 21 Nov 2007
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Is Google earth useless for Africa directions ?

I have google earth up and running.
If I plan a route from Cape Town to pretoria, it says no-can-do !

Any other direction programs that can do Cape town to some where in Africa ?

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Is not Google Earth linked to Tracks 4 Africa?

Even if it does not 'autoroute' I'd think a few waypoints would help navigate.
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Why don't you break the trip down into smaller parts, it works then...
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Useless..?

Are you looking for maps or a leash?
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The tracks and roads are there for Tracks4Africa. Maybe your connection is slow or you need to Zoom in and out slowly to catch some of them.
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Hi guy's

I got the tracks 4 Africa on now.
Just did not have the layer enabled..

In an earlier post in this thread, there is mention of a leash ?

What's that, or is it a simple typo?
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.....In an earlier post in this thread, there is mention of a leash ?

What's that, or is it a simple typo?
Honestly, it was a smart ass remark on my part, and one I should've not made. No offense towards you, personally, was intended.

My belief is that consumer GPS was developed by the Devil himself (slight exaggeration), and that it has become a weak and false crutch for too many people. A tool, yes, but never the teat.

A little spilt , some ashes, poor lighting and crazy ideas on an open map can be down-right pornographic...
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A little spilt , some ashes, poor lighting and crazy ideas on an open map can be down-right pornographic...
you've been riding alone too long my friend!

seriously, i know what you mean though, give me a MAP anyday! they dont have software problems unless it rains.....(lamination solves this)
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the google alone. every time you want to find something new on your journey you will have to go online. unless you buy full version and keep it online in the car!!!!!

Seriuosly just get GPS with T4
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The trouble is

The trouble with compuiters/gpses/cameras/videos/etc is that they do what we say, not what we want.

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