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- Yet another web2.0 travel application that helps you find the holiday rentals. Most are located in France and Italy.
- See where your friends are located in the UK. Click on the markers to see their details in the information window.
- If you ever had problems ordering camera supplies from a vendor in NYC, then this map might be of interest. It plots the locations, along with photos and comments, of dozens of vendors. Not always...
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