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Mapping tool helps users take the most beautiful route to their destination

Google Maps has become an indispensable way for city dwellers to find their way around, helping them get to wherever they’re going in the quickest time. However, the shortest route isn’t always the most desirable. In the past, we’ve seen apps such as Roadtrippers help travelers adjust their cross-country routes to take in unusual sights off the beaten track, and now Yahoo Labs in Barcelona has developed an algorithm that gets users from A to B in the most scenic way.