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

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.

On this day: Napoleon Died In Exile on Saint Helena

On May 5, 1821, Napoleon died on Saint Helena. Following his defeat in the Battle of Waterloo six years earlier,…

On this day: Mary Queen of Scots escaped Loch Leven castle

On May 2, 1568, Mary Queen of Scots escaped from Loch Leven Castle. After having been imprisoned on this isolated…

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