[Tagging] Tagging established, unofficial and wild campings
Jan van Bekkum
jan.vanbekkum at gmail.com
Thu Mar 26 13:36:11 UTC 2015
I am afraid we disagree then. After travelling around for almost 1.5 years
and attempting to tag over 200 sites where we stayed, my conclusion is that
it cannot be handled properly with the existing tags. That's why I made the
On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 2:23 PM <jonathan at bigfatfrog67.me> wrote:
> If it's there for years then it is a campsite no matter how it is
> There is no point in separating designated and non-designated.
> In my opinion those photos do not depict wild camping, you are camping in
> a car park with some facilities available to the public. The is
> nothing “Wild” about it.
> All of these examples can be covered by existing tags.
> *From:* Jan van Bekkum <jan.vanbekkum at gmail.com>
> *Sent:* Thursday, 26 March 2015 12:36
> *To:* Tag discussion, strategy and related tools
> <tagging at openstreetmap.org>
> Non-designated is not necessarily temporary. Some hotels may offer the
> service for many years, but it is not officially announced and not listed.
> For overlanders this information is too important not to have it mapped
> Let me also give a few examples of wild camps where we stayed that should
> be on the map:
> - Guarded section of a car parking next to a city park with public
> toilet (Tabriz, Iran). Amongst overlanders this is the one place to go to
> in Tabriz. In Iran we had quite a few situations like this.
> - Kite Beach in Dubai: as Dubai is very densely built up there are few
> good places to stay. The kite beach is a parking at the beach near the Kite
> Club. The Kite Club has clean public toilets and a beach shower.
> Images are here
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