In a country renowned for its natural beauty, one of the most spectacular landscapes is found along the Trollstigen (Troll’s…
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
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…