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The Google Maps API has a custom map tiles feature.
Click on "Powered by Google" logo which is located on the lower left corner of that map. It will take you to the original Google map.
I was able to import a "my places" map to mapsengine as of late August (maybe they didn't have the feature before). Make a new map. click "import" under untitled layer select "my maps" all your "my places" maps will be listed and you select the map you want to import
I believe that Google Map's "My Places" feature can do all these things for you. I do something quite similar myself. Relevant functionality It's free It copes with many more than 31 destinations (I've got a map with 200 places marked, for example) Showing destinations You could create a named map for each year, for example "My trips 2011" etc You can ...
I am also a frequent My Maps user. On 16 September, I received an email I had been expecting for some time (based on previous announcements from Google about Maps) saying Hi, We want to let you know that in the coming months, we're upgrading the content you created in My Maps. All of the maps that you've created will automatically move to the new ...
Another nice tool is http://www.mapmytrips.com It is particularly good if you store trip photos in Picasa. And there is a page which would list all your trips.
We have a mapping tool on Travellerspoint that does pretty much exactly what you would want. It is built on top of Google Maps and allows you to quickly map out all your trips individually, and have a map shown with them all on there with lines between the markers. We also show stats of all your trips on pages like this one. There's a lot of other ...
You might want to have a look at Travel Pod. My brother uses it to show the routes for his cycling trips: http://blog.travelpod.com/travel-blog/jnewcomb/cycletour-2005/tpod.html It allows you to keep a kind of diary where you can specify where you are on a daily bases, upload a few photos and write a journal. Your locations are plotted on a Google map in ...
You can upload data from a speadsheet to Google Fusion Tables and there's examples to get started. Also try searching the google group for specific tips on creating a heat map.
Here it is how to extract map from Google Maps: Type your post code in the Google search engine (this will bring your map up), click once on the map, this will change the window appearance a bit then click the little printer icon (this will open a new window). Now make sure you see the whole map you are interested in the screen, adjust it to your need (...
You can use Google Map Saver, which can output sizes up to 12000 x 12000 pixels in a variety of image formats.
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