Lesotho is one of the most unique countries on the planet. It’s the southernmost landlocked country, the largest country that’s entirely surrounded by another country, and the highest country on Earth. Yet, it doesn’t really show up on too many people’s radar. With the arrival of Google Street View imagery this month to Lesotho, it’s time to shed some light on the world’s largest enclave.
Here on Two Tree Island, England, our submitter has actually managed to spot an individual person, flying a radio controlled aeroplane! The plane is easy enough to see, and the person is identifiable by the person-shaped shadow extending north. With…
Tuesday, 7th February 2006
Oh no! It appears that this pair of gliders have collided in mid-air near the London Gliding Club! Presumably there were no survivors. Thanks to Bryan Robson.
Thursday, 2nd February 2006
I don’t really know what to say… this certainly does look like a giant flying frog over Chicago. Any Chicagoans out there with some sort of clue about this floating amphibian? Thanks to J Hamsa.
Wednesday, 1st February 2006
Crazy, but there appears to be a biplane, complete with runway, on the roof of 77 Water Street, NY. So what’s it doing there? NYC Architecture says that it’s a a full-size model of a WWI Sopwith Camel, designed by…
Tuesday, 31st January 2006
This is a rather cool glider flying over Over, near Cambridge in England. Presumably it’s part of the Cambridge Gliding Club, so here’s some photos taken from what could well be the same glider. Thanks to Mathieu.
Monday, 30th January 2006
Dover Airforce Base is home to the 436th Airlift Wing which flies 28 Lockheed C5 Galaxies, and absolutely monstrous aircraft which can fit a full eight-lane bowling alley in its cargo deck. I can only count 21 22, including the…
Monday, 23rd January 2006
Previously on Google Sightseeing
We’ve visited a few solar power generation facilities in the past, but here is a roundup of solar power towers…
On May 1, 1931, the Empire State Building was dedicated. The 103-storey skyscraper was the tallest building in the world…