The map to the left shows the local area, while the options underneath the map alter it's contents.
Radio Buttons show directions
Check Boxes show markers
Directions will be listed in text form here as well as visually on the map, choose 'No Directions' to clear the current directions.
Selecting a checkbox will add markers to the map. Click any of the markers you have added to see which location it is.
The Local Information & Photographs bring up an overlay featuring information from Wikipedia & photgraphs from Panoramio.