Photo of the day: Out with the old...

2014-02-06 15:39

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Cape Town - There are various changes to the way we travel in this day and age, including the methods we use to research our travel plans. Back when mobile phones, tablets and computers didn’t come with route maps or itinerary plans, how did you get around?

There's a little tradition on Instagram called Throwback Thursday, where users post pics of anything with an old fashioned, vintage or old-schooled tinge.

What started out as a more fashion-oriented trend, spilled over into other spheres of interest as well, including travel of course.

Today’s photo of the day by Instagram user, VCatherall, portrays the old way of mapping out destinations. The time to stick pins to a map to pin point locations, has long passed; and we are really grateful for that. Unless you have time to spare and/or enjoy sticking pins to a map, no one uses this method to plan trips anymore.

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