In a country renowned for its natural beauty, one of the most spectacular landscapes is found along the Trollstigen (Troll’s…
Here’s a shot of Large windmill clusters in the Mojave desert, California. Scroll around a bit and you’ll see there’s lots of them. Also quite cool in the East of this shot there’s a collection of what I’m assuming are…
Wednesday, 13th April 2005
Devils Tower is a monolith that rises to a height of 1,267 feet and featured prominently in the Steven Spielberg film Close Encounters of the Third Kind (where it was reproduced in mashed potato). Thanks: xylon, Sally, many others.
A giant postage stamp on top of Vancouver’s downtown post office (North West is up). Here’s a a normal sized stamp for comparison. Thanks: “amaily post”
Each Year around Halloween, Arizona’s Schnepf Farms carve a maze into their 10-acre corn field and in 2004 they decided to forever immortalize Arizona’s love for talk show hostess Oprah Winfrey. Thanks: Lauren
Sorry for the downtime – we’ve moved host now and everything will be back to normal in no time – thanks for your patience!
The Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet is a collection of mothballed warships near Benecia, California (More info). Thanks: Harold Check & elsamo
Monday, 11th 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…