In a country renowned for its natural beauty, one of the most spectacular landscapes is found along the Trollstigen (Troll’s…
Crazy, here’s Niagara Falls, and I had no idea it went from America, Northwards to Canada! I always thought it was the other way around. Oh well, that shows you what Superman teaches us… nothing.
Here’s the Whitehouse, complete with ‘national security protection’ (some quick Photoshopping…)
Edwards Air Force Base has this giant compass-thing scraped into the desert. I assume it’s to help pilots orientate themselves when landing or taking off.
This one shows you how long ago some of this images were taken. Here’s Concorde at JFK, presumably before April 2003. I’ve also beeen wondering if the people at Keyhole (Whom Google bought the technology from) had to Photoshop out…
Only just legible, but very cool, the Hollywood sign. Now I don’t need to go there to see it.
Wednesday, 6th April 2005
Previously on Google Sightseeing
In the early days of mass automotive travel, fuel stations often resorted to some wacky gimmicks to differentiate themselves from the pack and lure in customers, such as novelty architecture that made the station building even more of a roadside attraction than the fuel they were selling. Today, many of these wacky 1930s-era stations are icons to thousands of visitors every year.
Over the past few years Google has captured imagery of ski resorts and other snowy locations using Street View snowmobiles…