Here at Google Sightseeing we love a chance to create a post about the scenic wonders of Norway1. Today we…
Check out this incredible image of a helicopter skimming the surface of the pacific, several miles off the coast of Baja California Norte, Mexico. How cool is the disturbance in the water from the helicopter’s downwash!
Tuesday, 14th November 2006
On the shores of the San Ignacio Lagoon in South Baja California, Mexico, we find a fittingly enormous geoglyph of a female gray whale and her calf. The San Ignacio Lagoon is part of the Vizcaíno Biosphere Reserve which is…
Tuesday, 3rd October 2006
The white blob in our thumbnail is a parasail, with the speedboat doing circles just to the East. This is just off the coast of Mexico where we can see the Rui Palace hotel (again, under construction in the satellite…
Friday, 11th November 2005
The Laredo “Boy’s town” in Mexico is a legal prostitution area which, not by chance, is just over from Laredo, Texas. A Dallas Observer article goes into further details of the American young men who frequent the area. In the…
Friday, 21st October 2005
Giant writing in Mexico: “PROMESAS“. Using my excellent Spanish skills I translated this to “Promises”, although who’s promising who what I can’t tell you. Thanks: Timo V Tikansalo & marwan
Thursday, 13th October 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.