Doing the rounds on the mainstream sites this week has been the story of Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Hamad bin Hamdan…
More than three years in, the folks at Google have amassed a healthy roster of countries covered by Street View. Alas, there are still those places where the Street View cars must turn around at the border. Luckily, they often get close enough to at least give us a glimpse at what lies on the other side.
Tuesday, 15th March 2011
Island Week 4 should have finished at the end of last week, but we’ve got a bonus island post before we resume normal service. Despite being just off the coast of France, the Channel Islands are British Crown dependencies famous…
Monday, 5th October 2009
Previously on Google Sightseeing
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.
It’s not every day that a new country is created, but that’s what happened on July 9th 2011 when The…