Google Street View Sightseeing

Aliens have landed in Wisconsin! They’ve also held an annual parade since 1987 – why wasn’t this on the news?

Thursday, 4th June 2009

Giant library in Cardiff – it has a Harry Potter but/ is somehow missing! #streetview via @richellis

Thursday, 4th June 2009

Giant pencils, brushes and books line the street The pencils are covered in all sorts of jibber-jabber

Thursday, 4th June 2009

Erm… why, upon seeing the #streetview car, has this scary old man started grabbing at his crotch?

Wednesday, 3rd June 2009

Oops, the #streetview car caught itself driving on tram tracks in Sheffield where cars aren’t supposed to go! Via @Spud89

Wednesday, 3rd June 2009

All the giant bike are in the Netherlands, naturally Via @mclerce @toerzy

Tuesday, 2nd June 2009

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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