[New Site] Border Crossing Reviews

Discussion in 'Trip Planning' started by Dr. Benny, Mar 14, 2013.

  1. Dr. Benny

    Dr. Benny Enjoying the Journey

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    **UPDATE** Site is live: http://www.BorderHelper.com

    Hey everyone,

    Everyday on the forums I see people asking questions about border crossings. Most of the information is there but it's scattered around like crazy. The forums are great but they don't always make it easy to find specific information when you need it.

    I'm working on a new site idea where travelers can read reviews of border crossings and/or leave their own reviews. If the content is there, I think it will be a great help to the community. Building that content will be the challenge.

    So what do you think? Useful? Helpful? I'm all ears. :ear

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  2. Dr. Benny

    Dr. Benny Enjoying the Journey

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    There sure are a lot of border crossings in the world and I only had enough time today to map 150 of them!

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  3. Mark Manley

    Mark Manley On my way

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  4. akaDigger

    akaDigger Amateur Adventurer

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    Please proceed Governor.
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  5. fishernz

    fishernz Adventurer

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    This is a fantastic idea!!
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  6. Dr. Benny

    Dr. Benny Enjoying the Journey

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    ooooooooo, nice site with great information. Thanks for sharing!
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  7. Dr. Benny

    Dr. Benny Enjoying the Journey

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    Hey guys! The site is live!

    It would be great if you could take 60 seconds and write up a brief note about a few of your crossings. I know future travelers will thank you for it!

    http://www.BorderHelper.com

    Salud!

    -Ben
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  8. Dr. Benny

    Dr. Benny Enjoying the Journey

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    Lots of new reviews posted throughout Latin America. :deal http://www.BorderHelper.com

    If you're on the road - feel free to leave your own comments!
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  9. motoreiter

    motoreiter Long timer

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    Holy smokes, nothing in Europe or Asia...

    Have you tried posting about this on the HUBB? I think they'd be able to fill in the borders in that part of the world pretty well.
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  10. Dr. Benny

    Dr. Benny Enjoying the Journey

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    Good point. I'm working on the function to allow users to add their own waypoints. Currently it pulls from a spreadsheet that I created (it was just easier to get it up and running with this approach).
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  11. trululu96

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    awesome, I think it will be really useful thanks a lot
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  12. Dr. Benny

    Dr. Benny Enjoying the Journey

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    Thanks amigo! A lot of new content has been added recently. Happy Riding! :ricky
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  13. V@lentino

    V@lentino Inspektor

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    I am heading to SA in the fall, I will keep an eye on your site and participate when I can.

    Thank you:D
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  14. Moto Mikey

    Moto Mikey Been here awhile

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    I'm also heading to SA this fall. Will definitely reference this site and add to it when I can :thumb
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  15. Dr. Benny

    Dr. Benny Enjoying the Journey

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    Hey guys. Hoping you can get some good information from the site! Likewise, future travelers will greatly appreciate any advice you can give as you ride south. Have a great ride!!
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  16. AdventurePoser

    AdventurePoser Long timer

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    Likewise heading to SA this fall. I've enjoyed looking at this website. Thanks for posting!:clap
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  17. Dr. Benny

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    Put it to good use and enjoy the trip! Be sure to post your own stories as you ride south ::deal
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  18. KiLO

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    Great idea and implementation. With some upkeep and persistent updating, this will continue to be a great resource! Thank you!
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