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Tracking our travels

Our family has asked if there was a way to keep track of our travels. Is there a program or web site that allows us to enter time and position so that others may review our progress online? Ideally we enter date, time and position and a historical chronology is updated online. Ideas appreciated. Note: I know that sites such as Google will show present location but we're looking for something that tracks history. Thanks
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A simple blog that you can setup for free is a good way to go. This will give you the opportunity to also describe your travels and post photos. A SPOT is nice but not necessary.

That said, I am thinking of install a SPOT HUG which will track us, allow emergency messaging(on top of the epirb and SSB) and also has systems monitoring such as high water alarm, vessel theft, vessel entry, etc.

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Here is what a friend's friend is using to log their way around the world
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You can see their progress by clicking on the Tracks section ( Making Tahitian Coconut Bread | Sailing Gromit )
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I have SPOT, I like it. Just make sure you turn it off when visiting the strip club. It is hard explain why I was there for hours.


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Here is what a friend's friend is using to log their way around the world
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Thanks. I have two comments: it seems optimized as a blog and the map feature is very limited eg, no dates or ability to zoom, pan, etc. Also, it costs to add the map feature. Basically, we're not interested in the blog part; just want a nice historical mapping capability. Any more ideas please? Note: we would be willing to pay for a site with good mapping and not the rest if necessary
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Hello,

I also use SPOT.

SPOT Adventures by lenobleb - page 1 - order: creation date

I find it very easy to use.

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