London to Corfu, from above

Sunday, September 26, 2010

I took these great aerial photos on a flight from London to Corfu, passing over France and Italy.

Dampierre nuclear power plant, aerial photograph

Race track, from above

La Spezia, from above

The Alps from above

And on the return night flight, we passed over Paris - spot the Eiffel Tower in the left lower middle ground.

Paris by night, aerial photograph

Map pictograms: the world as washing

Thursday, September 23, 2010

How to advertise washing machines to me: add a world map made from clothes. I found this lovely image in a Latvian magazine.

Map pictograms: Georgia

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

It's probably fair to say we don't see many maps of Georgia printed in the UK. So I was intrigued to see these maps in The Economist magazine - advertising Georgia as a business opportunity. Whether you agree with the attempts to westernise Georgia or not, the maps and landscapes are stunning.