Here at Google Sightseeing we love a chance to create a post about the scenic wonders of Norway1. Today we…
Following on from yesterday’s Rio-Antirio Bridge, right at the very end of the Gulf of Corinth is the Corinth Canal, a 6.3 kilometre long canal which technically turned the Peloponnesian peninsula into an island upon its completion in 1893. Although…
Tuesday, 27th June 2006
Inspired by some posters I’ve seen recently advertising a rival mapping service, here’s the Rio-Antirio bridge which spans the Gulf of Corinth in Greece, which has the world’s longest cable-stayed suspended deck. It was completed in 2004 but is still…
Monday, 26th June 2006
The simian messiah has been found! Twice! All hail our mighty primate overlords. Thanks to Sebastian ‘BuzzDee’ and Cecco.
Wednesday, 10th May 2006
This is the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. The Acropolis has an incredibly ancient history (described in some detail over at Wikipedia), but today it is best known for the most famous surviving building of Ancient Greece, the Parthenon (which is…
Wednesday, 3rd August 2005
Update: Turns out that this is actually just an image glitch, thanks to everyone who helped clear that up. Still cool though Check out this fantastic image of half-sunk ships in Greece. Spooky! Props to Mike for this little beauty
Friday, 15th July 2005
Here is the sports complex used for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. Most of the venues were still under construction at the time of the photo, but you can still see the various sections. Starting from the west is…
Saturday, 25th June 2005
Previously on Google Sightseeing
Google Street View may be ever-expanding in its reach, but it’s still a long way from covering the entire world. There are numerous services that not only offer their own street-level imagery but have beaten Google to the punch in numerous cities around the globe. That got us wondering just what we’re missing from other sites over here at Google Sightseeing, so join us as we take a two-part tour of street-level imagery in places Street View hasn’t reached yet!
Known as site of one of the most pivotal naval battles in history, today Midway Atoll strikes an odd balance between its military past and its tropical paradise locale. It’s also one of the most remote places ever visited by Google Street View.