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.
For our first post of Desert Week 2011, we’re travelling to the Grand Erg Oriental, or ‘Great Eastern Sand Sea’ of the Sahara desert in north-eastern Algeria, where we find a mysterious formation in the sand… The image was taken…
Monday, 20th June 2011
Remember lying on the grass when you were younger, staring up at the sky, allowing your imagination to twist and shape the clouds into an elephant being chased by a mouse or a dragon being slain by a cat? Now…
Wednesday, 8th July 2009
Google Earth satellite images have unearthed Samsung’s top secret development of the World’s largest Plasma Television. After Japanese manufacturer Matsushita topped the South Korean electronics company’s 102″ plasma with a 103″ model Samsung moved developments to the African country of…
Monday, 29th January 2007
Previously on Google Sightseeing