It may have escaped your attention, given the lack of publicity, but there is a large sporting event about to…
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
Doing the rounds on the mainstream sites this week has been the story of Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Hamad bin Hamdan…
Newtown is an inner suburb of Sydney, New South Wales and is one of that city’s major cultural and artistic centres. The suburb is renowned for its graffiti and street art, and since the 1980s all sorts of murals, drawings and paintings, both legal and illegal, have been popping up all over the neighbourhood.