Doing the rounds on the mainstream sites this week has been the story of Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Hamad bin Hamdan…
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
Newtown is an inner suburb of Sydney, New South Wales and is one of that city’s major cultural and artistic centres. The suburb is renowned for its graffiti and street art, and since the 1980s all sorts of murals, drawings and paintings, both legal and illegal, have been popping up all over the neighbourhood.
It’s not every day that a new country is created, but that’s what happened on July 9th 2011 when The…