Wikitravel was a venture to create a free, complete, up-to-date, and reliable worldwide travel guide with 21,151 vacation spot guides and different articles written and edited by Wikitravellers from around the globe. Founded in 2003 as an impartial, open-supply wiki, Wikitravel was offered to Internet Brands in 2006. Internet Brands has constantly refused to provide database downloads (and disabled the MediaWiki API in 2012 to make information tougher to extract, regardless of the free licence) however the Wikimedia Foundation (of Wikipedia fame) hosts a fork of the original project as and does place XML dumps of the Mediawiki pages for download no less than twice monthly.
My plan for this journey to Thailand was based on a somewhat corny imaginative and prescient: I needed to climb a limestone cliff with my bare palms and look out at the ocean under, while pursuing a mind empty of stray ideas. That meant … Read more