For a while, the contributors to Wikitravel have been in somewhat a mutinous temper. A proposal has been made on Wikimedia Meta referred to as Wiki Travel Guide which has asked the Wikimedia group to incubate and ultimately run a travel information web site.
I went guidebook-free with some trepidation. Since my teenage years, Lonely Planet has been my touring security blanket. Yes, the guides may be grumpy and self-righteous, and are so widespread that they can turn any misplaced city into a grungy backpacker mecca. But Lonely Planet faithfully led me throughout Eastern Europe as an adolescent and round East Asia thereafter, and I remain grateful. Going without felt like packing no underwear—probably liberating but just a little unnerving.
I’ve been talking with the Creative Commons of us, and they have a objective of revising some of their licenses this winter. One revision shall be to make ShareAlike licenses … Read more