The world has a certain reverential (or just morbid) fascination with the death sites of famous musicians. The pantheon of dead music legends is far too great (and depressing) to capture in just one article, but here’s a look at just some of the famous/infamous places where great talents have met untimely ends.
On August 13, 1955, the Canso Causeway was officially opened with a ceremony involving parades and speeches, meaning that the island of Cape Breton was connected to mainland Canada, so technically no longer an island. (Rail and road traffic had…
Wednesday, 13th August 2014
The final year of school in every country comes with many ceremonies and traditions. In Canada, one of those traditions is to celebrate the supremacy of your graduating class over all others by spray painting your ‘grad’ year over anything and everything.
Friday, 16th September 2011
New writer: Keith Tyler Keith is a Software QA Engineer based near Seattle, and is originally from Boston. He’s a veteran geocacher, and a prolific submitter of Google Maps sights on VirtualGlobetrotting.com. The rocky East Coast of North America is…
Wednesday, 28th October 2009
Is that… the word “SLUT” carved into the ground of Nova Scotia? On closer examination it becomes clear that the “S” is actually a tree shadow – but the remaining letters look to be formed by the shapes of three…
Tuesday, 9th September 2008
For tonight’s dinner we’re following what might well be the world’s largest recipe – as it’s written in large type all over the surface of Google Earth. To start with, on the coast of Nova Scotia a vineyard uses the…
Thursday, 6th September 2007
Another new kind of image weirdness here, with this giant stripy blue square off the coast of Nova Scotia. Very odd. Thanks: Ashley Bouchie
Wednesday, 3rd August 2005
Previously on Google Sightseeing