The Mariana Islands are part of a great submerged mountain range that extends all the way from Guam north to Japan. While the southern Marianas are known worldwide as tourist destinations, the uninhabited northernmost islands are actually a long string of active volcanoes fed by the subduction of the Pacific Plate into the Mariana Trench, the deepest location on Earth.
Brú na Bóinne (Palace of the Boyne) is a World Heritage Site situated in a bend of the River Boyne, County Meath, Ireland. The site contains around 40 passage graves as well as other standing stones, henges and later features.…
Thursday, 24th January 2008
This is the Staigue Stone Fort, a beautiful round Iron Age fort located in County Kerry, Ireland. Although exact dating is difficult, this fine example of an Irish ring fort could be up to 2,000 years old. The walls are…
Wednesday, 10th October 2007
The White House is, as we all know, the official residence of the President of the United States. But did you also know that the White House is the official residence of an Iranian immigrant? Of course, I’m not talking…
Wednesday, 28th February 2007
Well I see the profile of an man looking out to sea, off the west coast of Ireland – but I suppose you might see something completely different… Thanks to Peter R
Sunday, 14th January 2007
I wonder if these drivers know that the road they’re driving along outside Cork, Ireland isn’t actually finished yet? Thanks to David Patrick.
Friday, 3rd November 2006
This feels a little like ambulance chasing, so in no particular order, here are 9 (possible) traffic accidents. 1. Highway A13 just north of Rotterdam (there’s a couple of vehicles on the hard shoulder, and traffic is backed up for…
Tuesday, 25th July 2006
Previously on Google Sightseeing