Celebrating his 74th birthday today is Pelé, one of the greatest ever football players. At least we think he is…
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This is Paramount’s Kings Island theme park in Mason, Ohio, and it looks absolutely awesome. The place is a flippin’ enormous 364 acres, with more rides than you could shake a stick at… in fact there’s…
Thursday, 27th October 2005
Updated The Kawasaki Man-Made Island is in the middle of an undersea tunnel between Kisarazu City and Kawasaki City across the Tokyo bay. Apparently they started boring the tunnel from the island towards each side. Thanks:…
Tuesday, 28th June 2005
Rikers Island is New York City’s largest jail facility and has 15,000 inmates. The only access to (and exit from) the island is via the Rikers Island Bridge to the south. Thanks: Michael Kizer & Karen
Tuesday, 3rd May 2005
The Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island. You can also see the Staten Island ferry going past in the bottom right.
Thursday, 7th April 2005
Hawaii is one of the world’s great tourist destinations, with millions of people from around the world streaming into the islands each year. While most tourists lounge their time away on the beaches of Maui, Oahu, Molokai, Kauai, and the Big Island of Hawaii, many forget that there are eight major islands in the archipelago. Being Island Week, now is the perfect time to take a look at the other three major islands of the 50th state of the United States.
Friday, 22nd May 2015
Previously on Google Sightseeing
In a country as large and historically rich as Chile, it’s no surprise that ghost towns abound throughout the country. Now with full Street View coverage throughout Chile, it’s time to take a peek at some of these fascinating lost communities.
On this day in 1906, French painter Paul Cézanne died. Montagne Saint-Victoire, circa 1890, is amongst many of his works…