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Hello, Mercator!

One day, as I was looking through my Facebook news feed, I stumbled upon Mercator’s post for #FreshFaceMondays. It’s their way of scouting new talents to bring in to the agency. 526 more words



Well this has been a landmark week for the LGBT community. Now that gay marriage is legal in the US of A, I wonder if Ken will move there? 175 more words

Ken Alfonso

Is there a projection worse than Mercator?

The Mercator Projection gets a lot of bad press for exaggerating the size of countries near the poles and shrinking Africa. In order to boost its much maligned reputation, I have set out to create a map that’s worse than a Mercator… 79 more words

Map Projection

Unmapped Territory: Finding True Pisac

On a map, the town of Pisac, Peru is positioned thirty kilometers northeast of Cusco. On a map, I see the single road traveling down from the Inca capital’s peak, winding through the wrinkled hills overlooking their heartland, then turning sharply at the Vilcanota River before crossing it to enter the village. 1,080 more words


L54: Hippalus Rilles

Hippalus rilles traces the outskirts of Mare Humorum’s eastern borders. Plainly visible was rille I, that cuts right through the flooded Hippalus crater.  Rilles II and III, between Hippalus and Campanus/Mercator, were more difficult and only visible at moments of perfect seeing. 27 more words


My manager, my lover

Here’s our guy, Ken Alfonso with his manager and rumored lover, Jonas Gaffud. Well we don’t know the real scoop, but Mr. Gaffud solely financed Ken’s travel show TOUCHDOWN with his own money, he brings Ken to his trips abroad with the guise of “work”, and he even gave Ken a car! 20 more words

Ken Alfonso

Are you lost ?

World Map. Mind Map. Travellers Map. Topographic Maps. Street Maps. Marauders Map.

Maps have been used as a source of information, a source of truth, a source of geographically explaining the world for centuries. 690 more words