Recently opened in New York, the High Line is a unique new public park as it isn’t at ground level,…
The rain shadow caused by the massive bulk of the Himalayan mountains creates arid conditions for a huge distance to the east. The 1,600km (1,000 mile) long arc of the Gobi Desert spans the border between China and Mongolia; it…
Monday, 9th July 2012
Woohoo! It’s Friday! A fact which doesn’t appear to have escaped this guy etched onto a mountainside in Mongolia – he’s clearly doing a Friday dance of joy! Thanks to Kerry and anarster
Friday, 28th September 2007
Previously on Google Sightseeing
‘Standing but not operating’ (SBNO) is the term applied to amusement parks and amusement rides that have been abandoned by their owners but remain structurally intact. Not only are abandoned amusements favourites among urban the urban exploration crowd, SBNOs also make for great Google Sightseeing!
This summer, communities around North America are marking the two-hundredth anniversary of the start of the War of 18121. Perceptions…