The Mariana Islands are part of a great submerged mountain range that extends all the way from Guam north to Japan. While the southern Marianas are known worldwide as tourist destinations, the uninhabited northernmost islands are actually a long string of active volcanoes fed by the subduction of the Pacific Plate into the Mariana Trench, the deepest location on Earth.
Stadiums and Sport
Here’s an excellent sight of some Powerkiters doing their thing on a windy day in Southend-on-Sea, England. I wonder if they’re landboarding, or maybe even buggying? Thanks to Steve Wrona.
Monday, 6th February 2006
My slackness in posting any sights so far this week is entirely the fault of the Edinburgh design agency where I work, who insisted on taking us all to Dublin this past weekend for our Christmas party! Anyway, the Guinness…
Thursday, 22nd December 2005
On the even years in the month of September, the locals of Marostica, North Italy play human chess on this Giant Chess Board. The event dates back to 1454 when a Lord decided to marry off his two daughters to…
Saturday, 17th December 2005
It’s tough keeping up with the Joneses… In this Californian community the latest trend is apprently having a tennis court in your back garden. It doesn’t seem that this is an isolated case either, tennis court communities are springing up…
Friday, 18th November 2005
EURO 2004, the UEFA European Football Championship, was held between 12 June and 4 July 2004 in ten stadiums around Portugal. Of those ten stadiums seven are availible in high-resolutionâ€¦ EstÃ¡dio do DragÃ£o (Dragon Stadium) (Porto, capacity 52000) EstÃ¡dio do…
Thursday, 17th November 2005
Previously on Google Sightseeing