On June 30, 1859, The Great Charles Blondin became the first person to cross the Niagara Gorge on a tightrope.…
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The Aleutian Islands are the northern boundary of the Pacific Ocean’s ‘ring of fire’. Starting just off the Alaska Peninsula, an arc of more than 300 volcanic islands stretches for almost 2,000km across the Pacific. While…
Thursday, 25th August 2011
This Brazilian island looks like HELL ON EARTH. http://gss.st/2w9 #notreally #googlemaps
Tuesday, 12th July 2011
Who wouldn’t want their own private island to wall themselves off from the rest of the world while enjoying the comforts of wealth and opulence? After all, celebrities do it all the time. Thanks to Google Maps, we can get a glimpse of these water-bound estates and see how the other half live.
Friday, 3rd June 2011
Ever dreamed of living on your own private tropical island? Rishi Sowa clearly had, as he took the rather novel approach of building his own floating paradise – Spiral Island. A keen environmentalist, Sowa wanted to…
Thursday, 24th February 2011
There’s 2 copies of Frank from @GoTahina in this super-high-resolution aerial photograph of a tiny island #googlemaps
There’s 2 copies of Frank from @GoTahina in this super-high-resolution aerial photograph of a tiny island http://gss.st/2sJ #googlemaps
Thursday, 3rd February 2011
Previously on Google Sightseeing
July 4th is Independence Day in the United States. It celebrates the 1776 adoption of the Declaration of Independence by…
On July 3, 1952, the SS United States departed from New York on her maiden journey across the Atlantic. Her…