Google Street View Sightseeing

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

You have to try pretty hard to crash your speedboat into a roadside billboard

Tuesday, 2nd June 2009

The “Barber’s Ship” is (you’ve guessed it) a ship-shaped barber’s shop!

Tuesday, 2nd June 2009

Giant statue in Florida recreates the classic “American Gothic” painting by Grant Wood from 1930

Tuesday, 2nd June 2009

I wonder where the world’s biggest bicycle park is? Here’s a fairly large one to start you off!

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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Recent Comments

  1. Jel: And that’s not to mention the Dutch 11-towns race, when and if it gets cold enough – nigh on 200km....
  2. Andrew Thielmann: Not longest skating anymore: the skating trail on the lake in Invermere (lat/lng:50.493583,...
  3. Allaiyah Weyn: Close to Santa Laura is what looks like a big bloody mess. I wonder what all the red stuff is. The van...
  4. Allaiyah Weyn: I wish I could visit all the ghost towns of the world on Google Earth. Sadly, the van usually passes...
  5. Tammo: This is so awesome. I’m sure this will warrant some more posts once you’ve had a chance to go over...

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