Giving and following directions has always been an inexact science, and it’s particularly difficult in the country.
One shelter belt looks very much like another to most people and the paddock on the corner you remember so well when it sported sunflowers in bloom on your last trip looks quite different planted in wheat on your next.
Those problems ought to have been solved by technological advances, but Laughy Kate’s cousin discovered that it doesn’t pay to take Google Maps as gospel.
She wanted to find the best route to cycle to her parents-inlaws’ house but:
The story made the Daily Telegraph which contacted Google and was told the engineers might have been having a laugh when they put the service together.
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