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World Cup 2014 Brazil

After much controversy1 around construction delays, worker deaths and civil unrest over the cost of the event and other issues, the 2014 FIFA World Cup will get underway in Brazil on Thursday, with a game between…

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Wednesday, 11th June 2014

Brazil World Cup Preview

With less than 300 days before the start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, fans can now apply to buy tickets on the FIFA website, so to get you in the mood, we’ll be…

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Wednesday, 4th September 2013

Brazil & Paraguay’s Itaipú Dam: the largest generator of hydroelectric power on the planet! Info: http://bit.ly/OjbCI7

Brazil & Paraguay’s Itaipú Dam: the largest generator of hydroelectric power on the planet! http://gss.st/3tt Info: http://bit.ly/OjbCI7

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Thursday, 16th August 2012

In the middle of Brazil’s southern plains we find … The Eiffel Tower! #Brazil

In the middle of Brazil’s southern plains we find … The Eiffel Tower! http://gss.st/3ts #streetview #Brazil /via Kyle

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Thursday, 16th August 2012

On the left on this street: Uruguay, and on the right: Brazil! #borders (Via Kyle)

On the left on this street: Uruguay, and on the right: Brazil! http://gss.st/3tr #borders #streetview (Via Kyle)

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Thursday, 16th August 2012

“No Father Christmas, there is NO ESCAPE.” #Brazil

“No Father Christmas, there is NO ESCAPE.” http://gss.st/3tp #Brazil #streetview

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Wednesday, 15th August 2012

Welcome to Google Sightseeing

Google Sightseeing takes you on a tour of the world as seen from satellite, using the free Google Earth program, or Google Maps in your web browser. Our team of authors present weird and wonderful sights as suggested by readers.

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Previously on Google Sightseeing

On this day: Fire at Weston-Super-Mare’s Grand Pier

On July 28, 2008, the Grand Pier at Weston-Super-Mare burned down. This classic seaside icon dates from 1904 but had…

On this day: The Corinth Canal Opened

On July 25, 1893, the Corinth Canal in Greece opened. Envisioned for millennia, the waterway was cut through rock to…

On this day: The Menin Gate Was Unveiled

On July 24, 1927, the Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing was unveiled in Ypres, Belgium. The Gate commemorates soldiers…

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  1. russell: This is the long game…i like it
  2. Longtime reader: There has not been a new Google Sightseeing post since this one on May 22, 2015. Can we expect more...
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  4. Wayne: I’ve taken one of those half-day tours to Niihau. The helicopter company, owned by the Robinson family,...
  5. Jel: And that’s not to mention the Dutch 11-towns race, when and if it gets cold enough – nigh on 200km....

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