Google Street View Sightseeing

Possibly the world’s largest coke cans but how do they compare to the beercans from last week?

Wednesday, 27th May 2009

Stefan’s Skyneedle was destined for Tokyo Disneyland, but was saved by a local man Full story

Wednesday, 27th May 2009

Some friendly youths, having just helped some old ladies across the road, wave at the passing camera

Wednesday, 27th May 2009

A fugitive giant safety pin tries to hide by blending in with the street lights

Tuesday, 26th May 2009

Students from an inner-city riding school, who ride horses around the streets of Philly More info http://bit.ly/P0Ams

Tuesday, 26th May 2009

The #streetview camera car gets drenched as it drives through a fountain of water from an open fire hydrant

Tuesday, 26th May 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

On this day: The First Known Ascent of Everest

On May 29, 1953, Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary made the first known ascent of Mount Everest, the world’s tallest…

On this day: The Afsluitdijk Opened

On May 28, 1932, the (unpronounceable for those of us outside the Netherlands) Afsluitdijk opened. This 32km (20mile) dike is…

On this day: The Golden Gate Bridge Opened

On May 27, 1937, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge opened, with around 200,000 people walking or roller-skating across on the…

Recent Comments

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  2. criticalmass: Every day I get this as an update – and every day starts with a song… [HER:] They say we’re...
  3. Wayne: I’ve taken one of those half-day tours to Niihau. The helicopter company, owned by the Robinson family,...
  4. Jel: And that’s not to mention the Dutch 11-towns race, when and if it gets cold enough – nigh on 200km....
  5. Andrew Thielmann: Not longest skating anymore: the skating trail on the lake in Invermere (lat/lng:50.493583,...

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