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Gorgeous Geotagged Maps Show How Locals And Tourists Take Different Pictures Around The World

Want to know where tourists and locals take most of their pictures? This series has it all mapped out.

New York City (cropped) - image via (cc) flickr user walkingsf

Visiting a new city often presents a unique challenge: Should you stick mainly with obvious tourist spots, or do you venture off the beaten path and try for a local perspective? For many, the answer is somewhere in between. But just how different are the experiences of tourists and locals in any given city? That’s the question which seems to be at the heart of Eric Fischer’s “Locals and Tourists” project, which takes geotagged images and maps their location (but not the images themselves) in cities across the world, color coding them as either having been taken by tourists (red) or locals (blue).

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