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Most monuments and museums and such have signs on them that say what they are. You can set your camera to print the date on all of the photos and then take pictures of the plaques and signs on things to mark your spot in your journey. Also, my camera automatically starts a new folder each day so when I download my photos onto my computer, they are saved in folders with the date. I think a lot of digis have this function – if yours doesn’t do it already, you could prob. set it up. Then I can just follow along with my tour intinerary to know at least which city the picture was taken in (if it isn’t obvious, like a picture of the Eiffel Tower) <!--graemlin:;)-->
Also, each country has a road sign that says something like “Welcome to _____” and our TM would warn us all when one of these signs was coming up so that we could take a photo of it to mark our entry into a new country. I didn’t do this b/c I couldn’t be bothered to take my camera out of the bag and aim at a fast moving target like that, but I may try this time on my Euro Magic <!--graemlin::eek:-->
Hope that helps!
If you’ve got space on your memory card(s), go nuts on the photos – and sort it all out later. As Sarah said, if there’s a plaque or sign, take a picture of that too!! Got that map your TM gave you? Take a pic of that too … the map may not last but you have a pic. And before entering any establishment, take a quick pic of the entrance and/or sign. My travelogue would’ve been full of holes if I didn’t take 2000+ pics. I tried writing a journal while on tour, but that quickly ended after day 1.
I too tried to get a picture of the European Union welcome signs as we passed between borders, but only manage one sign <!--graemlin::(-->
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