Places Are Made Of A Thousand Stories

An illustrated guide to Maptia, the new storytelling platform on a mission to build the most inspirational map in the world.

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Sep 23, 2013 · 19 min read

What is Maptia?


Why is Maptia different?

Maptia is for Everyone


Children Just Like Me


Places are Made of a Thousand Stories


The Art and Importance of Storytelling


Maps of the World As It Isn’t


Fostering Adventurous Empathy


Collaborative Storytelling: A Better Way to Understand the Human Experience?


Creating A Home for Places Online


The Digital Crisis and Giving Technology Heart


Our Vision: A Truly Global Story


The World is a Shared Stage for our Existence


Where are we today?


Where are we going?


The Man Who Said he could Fly


Join Us


“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” — Jawaharlal Nehru

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