Tuesday, March 26, 2013

The Google Maps Guide to Cape Town

MapMyWay is a popular guide to events and locations in Cape Town, South Africa. The site uses the Google Maps API to help both locals and visitors explore the city's many attractions.

Using the map it is possible to search for locations and upcoming events either by searching by a specific name or by category. The menu at the top of the map allows users to search by a number of different criteria, including shopping, museums, concerts, theatre and much more.

When the user searches by a specific category the suggested venues are displayed on the map and details for each venue are are also listed beneath the map. The map includes a handy full-screen option that expands the map to take over the whole page. To find out more about a specific location the user can click on a map marker and select the 'read more' option.

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