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This happened to us on Crete. Scariest drive to a beach I've ever done.
Well, you really don't need a map (let alone Google) to know that there is no highway over the Himalayas.
Or around, or along, or anywhere near, really...
I live in the Marshall Islands and when you search for certain atolls (or even airports!) Google will take you to random pieces of ocean with no land anywhere nearby. When I lived in Kampala, Uganda, Google knew all of the names of the streets, but they were all shifted over by one street. So you would look up an address and then have to figure out if it was actually the street to the right or the left. Oh, well. Living off the map is more exciting anyway.
Iakwe iakwe. Which part of the Marshall Islands are you in? I was there a few years ago, but I only went to Majuro and Ebeye
Iakwe! I live in Majuro, but I just got back from a trip to Jaluit. They have some amazing Japanese "ruins" there. Ebeye is next on my list.
Try Open Street Maps instead of(or collaboration with)Googlehttp://www.openstreetmap.org/
YES. This dotted line (http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=17/27.96649/84.04257) is a FAR more accurate representation of the "road" we were on than Google's "highway" (https://goo.gl/maps/xgvhWXosEWA2).
"Roads? Where we're going, we don't need... roads."
"Where we're going, there are no...roads"