Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Working on JoeTourist's Zambia & Botswana websites

I have been home a month from my trip to Southern Africa. You can read all about it on this JoeTourist blog (click on October & November 2008), however I am now getting serious about producing a proper travelogue on my main website to cover this trip. I have finished sorting through the hundreds of photos I took while traveling, and I'm now writing the travelogue based on my travel journal.

I have taken my notebook computer on my last two trips, and I have found it is very convenient to have a personal computer along while traveling. Wireless networks are almost everywhere these days, and Internet connections in hotels is very common, so I can post my thoughts and photos to this blog as I travel. I also download my photos from my camera to the notebook at the end of each day, and annotate the photos in ACDSee Pro while my memories are still fresh. I find that having photos tagged with descriptions and writing my journal each day makes the job of putting together a travelogue much easier.

I am currently working on the Zambia and Botswana portions of my Southern Africa trip. Look for these two countries to appear on my main website by the end of December 2008.

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