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TAR 15 Maps
« on: September 28, 2009, 08:05:30 AM »
Starting this up for Peach! Credits to all who've helped in the Episode and Spoiler threads, especially the usual suspects!



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Re: TAR 15 Maps
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2009, 09:06:33 AM »
In addition to Google and Diadiem, here are some HCMC political maps that show the divisions (district/ward/etc.) at street level.

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« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2009, 12:48:10 PM »
Awesome.

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Re: TAR 15 Maps
« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2009, 02:17:20 PM »
Thanks to Slowhatch for interpreting the river map! Couldn't get much out of this leg (Cai Be's too small a town to have maps searchable on Google), but we do know the Pit Stop was opposite the Cai Be Church.

If anyone can help with pinpointing the locations please chip in!

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Re: TAR 15 Maps
« Reply #4 on: September 29, 2009, 06:50:01 PM »
Thanks guys! Put anything here and I'll try to sort them out into episodes soon...
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Re: TAR 15 Maps
« Reply #5 on: October 07, 2009, 04:11:20 AM »
finally we have a map but we need infos on the countries they visit, neobie! :hearts:

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Re: TAR 15 Maps
« Reply #6 on: October 07, 2009, 11:28:42 AM »
Phnom Penh orientation, from the wiki:
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All of Phnom Penh's streets are numbered, although some major thoroughfares have names as well. The scheme is simple: odd-numbered streets run north-south, the numbers increasing as you head west from the river, and even numbers run west-east, increasing as you head south (with some exceptions, e.g. the west side of the Boeung Kak lake). House numbers, however, are quite haphazard. Don't expect houses to be numbered sequentially in a street; you might even find two completely unrelated houses with the same number in the same street.
Many of the numbered streets have names as well; here's an index (click to zoom; the site also has a good PP interactive map). Another map with specialized pages for the tourist areas is here.

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Re: TAR 15 Maps
« Reply #7 on: October 08, 2009, 12:08:28 AM »
A nice (French interface) PP map here: there's an English version, but it's not as interactive for some reason (click "Plan en Flash" for the zoom-and-scroll type map).

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Re: TAR 15 Maps
« Reply #8 on: October 08, 2009, 12:25:37 AM »
Hi, can you tell me what font type you are using in the map? I love the amazing race font.

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Re: TAR 15 Maps
« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2009, 09:06:11 PM »
Dubai:
No map at the official Burj Dubai site: they probably figure you won't have any trouble finding it.  :lol:


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Re: TAR 15 Maps
« Reply #10 on: October 11, 2009, 09:21:57 PM »
I'm using Bank Gothic, they seemed to have switched to this one since TAR 14...

College's been relentless, so I'm falling behind on the maps! Here's last week's for Ho Chi Minh City... (Thanks especially to Boingo!)





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Re: TAR 15 Maps
« Reply #11 on: October 11, 2009, 09:49:21 PM »

College's been relentless, so I'm falling behind on the maps! Here's last week's for Ho Chi Minh City...
For sure you have been notably missed Neobie but we know real life calls  :hugs:
Thanks Neobie and Slowhatch!  :jam:

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Re: TAR 15 Maps
« Reply #12 on: October 12, 2009, 07:56:01 AM »
Map of Sean Penn! (Any hint where Lance/Keri's Detour could be?)

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Re: TAR 15 Maps
« Reply #13 on: October 12, 2009, 09:07:50 AM »
Not yet. Just a number--203--somewhere within walking distance of the temple.

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Re: TAR 15 Maps
« Reply #14 on: October 12, 2009, 10:38:56 AM »
here are some phone numbers if it helps


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Re: TAR 15 Maps
« Reply #15 on: October 13, 2009, 12:35:46 AM »
The helmet shop was at the Russian Market. First, take this photo, enlarge it to original size, then look for the stall with the helmets and 203 above the door. Second, compare Puddin's final sale cap to the photo in the middle of this blog page; same stall, same phone number. Also, fwiw, a simple map of the Russian Market.

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« Reply #16 on: October 13, 2009, 12:55:56 AM »
Perfect Slowhatch!  :jumpy: :jam:

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« Reply #17 on: October 13, 2009, 10:39:55 AM »
Whoa, I'm impressed!
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Re: TAR 15 Maps
« Reply #18 on: October 18, 2009, 09:46:51 PM »
Thanks, again, to the folks on the episode spoiler thread!

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Re: TAR 15 Maps
« Reply #19 on: October 18, 2009, 10:37:55 PM »
A map of Souk Madinat Jumeirah and the Atlantis water park (both pdf). The ziggurat looks like a clever idea: you ride a conveyer up inside, then take one of several rides from there.

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Re: TAR 15 Maps
« Reply #20 on: October 25, 2009, 08:55:49 PM »
Location of Gold Centre I found on the Dubai Tourism website, but is it accurate? Looks like a hike from the abra stop!





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« Reply #21 on: October 25, 2009, 09:09:42 PM »
Looks right. The address I have for Deepu is "New Gold Centre" and wiki has a "Gold Centre Building" in the same place (next to the parking lot).

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Re: TAR 15 Maps
« Reply #22 on: October 25, 2009, 09:10:03 PM »
Location of Gold Centre I found on the Dubai Tourism website, but is it accurate? Looks like a hike from the abra stop!
I think you have it Neobie, it was around that dip in the creek if I recall. Nice job as always  :jam:

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Re: TAR 15 Maps
« Reply #23 on: October 25, 2009, 09:25:41 PM »
I had this if it helps? Might not be the right one though...

The Gold Centre
P.O.Box: 5095
Dubai
United Arab Emirates
+971 (4) 226-5011
( akran@mkm.ae )
 
 
 
Hours of Operation
Saturday to Thursday: 9:00am - 1:00pm & 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Additional Contact Telephone Numbers
Phone: +971 (4) 227-9555
Fax: +971 (4) 228-0006

Physical Address
Al Khor Street, Al Rass, Deira
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

 
There is a map too:

http://yp.theemiratesnetwork.com/biz/United_Arab_Emirates/Dubai/The_Gold_Centre_10609.html
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Re: TAR 15 Maps
« Reply #24 on: October 25, 2009, 11:50:35 PM »
 ;D

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