The Art of Geography is about combining art, technology, and appreciation of the natural world. Some of the byproducts of this melding are maps that help you get where you want to go, photographic panoramas that show you what it's like to be in various wilderness locations around the world, and abstract expressionist & landscape art.
There are a number of advantages to using Drupal for this website, most of which may not be evident at first. It is far easier to reuse content between the blog and the conventional website. Expect to see the site grow into something much better than it was before as it gets refactored using Drupal.
The page where you can sign up for the beta test and thereby get the download location is at http://www.artofgeography.com/maps/fp/beta-test-mapset.html This new variation of my "core" Forest Park map which uses a different approach to showing the topography and ground cover, more like the style of ma
This map of Portland bakeries was first unveiled in February 2011. It's a bit of an experiment since no streets are labeled. In order to work on a letter size page, there's not much room for street names. However the general neighborhood centers should be evident -- for instance Alberta Street has a fabulous cluster of bakeries. A word about the parameters for choosing what is shown... I thought the map should be about baked items, which leaves out chocolatiers and ice creameries and candy stores for another map.