Wikimapia is a useful web 2.0 portal which their main idea is to “describe the whole planet Earth”. Wikimapia was created by founder Alexandre Koriakine and Evgeniy Saveliev inspired by Google Maps and Wikipedia. This is a very good idea for all the Internet user especially for those who are always travel or who have no money to travel around.
For the frequence traveller, you may get your detination path via Wikimapia. In the other hand, for those people like me who have insufficiance fund to travel around the world yet still dreaming of travel, then wikimapia may help you to fulfil your dream.
The best part of Wikimapia is every people in the world may help to place the location, so that other people may meet find and meet the location easily. Besides map the place on the Earth, you may also capture the photo, add the description, title in order to help to describe the world better.
It also provide few useful features such as you may view the location in the Map View, Setellite View, terrain view or hybrid. You may also filter out the place highligh by other poeple while you are enjoining your “world jouney”.
Another useful features is “map to your page”, you may just select the place you want to show and map it in your page. Wikimapia will provide you the HTML code to copy and paste into the location where you wish the map to show on.
I do benefit a lot from Wikimapia as I’m always travel around for my food hunting journey. Whenever I get the location from some body, the first place I will check is Google + Wikimapia. Besides that, I also able to find out where is actually some of my friend or net friend location who are currently stay at oversea. Last by not lease, wikimapia help me a lot for my Bali trip planning in March 2009 .
Hope that all the people around the world may contribute to this web site and it will benefit all other people around the world to know your place better.
Click here to go to Wikimapia