Here at Google Sightseeing, our obsession with superlatives knows no bounds, whether it be the largest, the smallest, the funniest, or the strangest. Join us as we literally go in another direction with our look at ten items that have the right to be called the northernmost such things on Earth!
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
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