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.
“Look mum, there’s a boat driving down the Queen’s road in Bournemouth!” Spoiler: Careful examination of the bridge’s shadow will explain this mystery… Still looks pretty cool though! Thanks to ajho.
Wednesday, 20th December 2006
I wonder if these drivers know that the road they’re driving along outside Cork, Ireland isn’t actually finished yet? Thanks to David Patrick.
Friday, 3rd November 2006
The ostentatious Istana Nurul Iman palace is the official residence of the one-time richest man on the planet, the Sultan of Brunei. Arguably this is the largest residential palace in the world, and possibly even the largest residence of any…
Monday, 16th October 2006
The ‘Walk of Ideas’ was an ‘art project’ throughout Berlin which was put in place of the World Cup earlier this year. The 6 sculptures promoted the best of Germany, and not very subtly provided advertising for the project’s two…
Sunday, 8th October 2006
As visitors to Melbourne travel along the city’s new CityLink motorway, they’re confronted by 39 giant red poles lining the road, and an enormous yellow pillar tilted precariously over the traffic below. Officially named the ‘Melbourne International Gateway’, the locals…
Monday, 2nd October 2006
No, not that kind of aliens! Just on the American side of the U.S. and Mexico border there’s 5 police cars who appear to have pulled over a truckful of illegal immigrants. Almost a million illegal immigrants make it over…
Wednesday, 27th September 2006
Previously on Google Sightseeing