In a country renowned for its natural beauty, one of the most spectacular landscapes is found along the Trollstigen (Troll’s…
As a follow up to yesterday’s fabulous elephant shadow, here’s an equally cool giraffe shadow in Oakland zoo! I think these are ace Thanks to Paul LaVigne and Vladimir Vysotsky.
Tuesday, 21st February 2006
No prizes for identifing this animal in Houston zoo, Texas – it’s an elephant! Thanks to Artemis and Dave Garcia.
Monday, 20th February 2006
Here’s a sad image of a dead or dying whale on a beach in South Africa. It seems that people are having to try to save beached whales increasingly often, and sadly there’s some suggestion that our marine sonar systems…
Monday, 13th February 2006
This is Whipsnade Wild Animal Park in Bedfordshire, England. Whipsnade is one of Europe’s largest wildlife conservation parks – it’s home to more than 2,500 animals, many of which are endangered in the wild. Thanks to Google’s new upgraded imagery,…
Friday, 3rd February 2006
This is San Francisco’s popular tourist spot, Pier 39, and covering nearly every square inch of those floating docks in the harbour are hundreds upon hundreds of sea lions. The light coloured patch in the middle-left is the only bit…
Wednesday, 14th December 2005
What do you guys think, could this really be two whales off the coast of California? Looks pretty convincing to me! Thanks to Tara Wells. (Very sneaky Tara, but it worked! )
Friday, 29th July 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…