Archive for April, 2008

Fuel Log

Monday, April 28th, 2008

I added our fuel log to the route map. You can click on the link at the top of the page to access the log or scroll down to find it.  The fuel log summary is at the top of the section with detail input and derived data below. Click here for ...

Rare Rewards

Friday, April 25th, 2008

The rewards of travel are many.   Some are small and some are big.   And some rewards, the rarest rewards, are both at the same time. Click here for the rest of the story: http://www.hackneys.com/travel/chile/docs/rarerewards.pdf

Service Log

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008

I added the service/repair log for our expedition vehicle to the route map page. Click the link for it at the top of the page or scroll down. Route map and service log are here: http://www.hackneys.com/travel/index-routemap.htm  

How To Create Route Maps

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008

Garmin GPS to Google Earth   For this task I use GPSBabel, a great little donateware utility, to generate the Google Earth KML files from GPX files created by Garmin Mapsource. The procedure for creating the GPX files from Mapsource is detailed in the next section.       GPS waypoints and associated photos to ...

Route Map Photos Update

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008

  You can get an idea of the places where we are camping by viewing the photos on the route map waypoint markers. I added 800 pixel size photos to the route map waypoint markers to make the photos more useful. To see the large photos: Access the route map here: ...

Route Map Update

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008

    I updated the route map to include photos and comments for every waypoint after 2 December 2007. Basically, this means that almost every waypoint since we left San Diego for South America now includes a photo of the camp site and a comment. Click here for the route map: http://www.hackneys.com/travel/index-routemap.htm  

Follow Our Travels

Monday, April 14th, 2008

  Route Map I added a route map of our travels to the web site. Click here for the route map: http://www.hackneys.com/travel/index-routemap.htm Use the zoom control on the upper left corner of the map to zoom in on a specific location. You can click and drag the map or use the pan control to ...

2008 January & February photos posted

Saturday, April 12th, 2008

  We are back in Chile and finally got a good internet connection, our best in a couple of months. I uploaded January & February's photos and added some to the Fuso collection. Photos are here: http://www.hackneys.com/gallery/v/travel/  

The Operator

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008

  If my foulies could talk, I’m sure they’d have expressed mixed feelings. Sure, they were grateful for finally breathing fresh air again after being packed away since sailing across the north Atlantic, but this was fresh water running off of them. “What is up with this?” I’m sure they’d ask ...

Northbound on Ruta 7

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008

04/09/2008 01:52:37 GMT 04/08/2008 21:52:37 Local It's very dark now, but still raining hard, as it has for the last week or so. The work crew left a couple of hours ago. The hoe operator, who spent his time in the cab, was dry and happy. The other three guys, who had ...