Google Street View Sightseeing

This Fibreglass workshop has a vast array of large animals on display Oh, and Santa of course

Friday, 5th June 2009

Obviously flocks of birds can get much bigger than this, but this is by far the largest flock captured on #streetview

Friday, 5th June 2009

The rarely-spotted super-giant ladybug is known to pray on seedy nightclubs

Thursday, 4th June 2009

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

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

Lesotho: Kingdom in the Sky

Lesotho is one of the most unique countries on the planet. It’s the southernmost landlocked country, the largest country that’s entirely surrounded by another country, and the highest country on Earth. Yet, it doesn’t really show up on too many people’s radar. With the arrival of Google Street View imagery this month to Lesotho, it’s time to shed some light on the world’s largest enclave.

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