On May 29, 1953, Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary made the first known ascent of Mount Everest, the world’s tallest…
Sunny Beach (Bulgarian: Slanchev bryag) is a Bulgarian resort community located in the southern end of the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast along a semi-circular bay. Known locally as Bulgaria’s Beverly Hills, it is the country’s largest resort boasting 800 luxury…
Friday, 29th May 2009
The Crenshaw Christian Center’s Faith Dome is a non-denominational megachurch located in the heart of South Los Angeles. With seating for over 10,000 attendants, it is one of the largest places of worship in the United States.
Friday, 15th May 2009
Auroville is an experimental town and self-proclaimed “universal city in the making” near the South-Indian city of Puducherry1. Built around a massive gold-plated meditation dome known as the Matrimandir, Auroville was created in hopes that it would be a model…
Tuesday, 5th May 2009
Point Roberts, Washington is a small piece of the United States, dangling precariously off the tip of a Canadian peninsula.
Monday, 20th April 2009
A massive sinkhole changed Lake Peigneur from a shallow freshwater lake, to a saltwater crater overnight.
Thursday, 16th April 2009
Clipperton Island, a remote coral atoll, is a place of mysterious geography with a disturbing history.
Thursday, 9th April 2009
Previously on Google Sightseeing
On May 28, 1932, the (unpronounceable for those of us outside the Netherlands) Afsluitdijk opened. This 32km (20mile) dike is…
On May 27, 1937, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge opened, with around 200,000 people walking or roller-skating across on the…