Google Street View Sightseeing

A line of DeLoreans awaiting hovercar conversion. There’s only around 6,500 left, and they can fetch up to $50k via Chris

Friday, 15th May 2009

The world’s largest ant scares me! Perhaps I just played too much Ant Attack in 1983? http://bit.ly/cO7GI

Thursday, 14th May 2009

Proof that in some European countries, car bumpers simply serve to tell you when to stop reversing

Thursday, 14th May 2009

I think it’s going to take more than one person with a brush to clean up that mess!

Thursday, 14th May 2009

Presumably wearing this little clothing while cycling is common in San Diego but you wouldn’t want to fall off!

Thursday, 14th May 2009

In direct violation of UK law the #streetview car takes photos of police officers- without even bothering to faceblur them!

Wednesday, 13th 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 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…

On this day: The Vauxhall Bridge Opened

On May 26, 1906, the new Vauxhall Bridge across the Thames in London opened. This was five years later than…

Recent Comments

  1. russell: This is the long game…i like it
  2. Longtime reader: There has not been a new Google Sightseeing post since this one on May 22, 2015. Can we expect more...
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  4. Wayne: I’ve taken one of those half-day tours to Niihau. The helicopter company, owned by the Robinson family,...
  5. Jel: And that’s not to mention the Dutch 11-towns race, when and if it gets cold enough – nigh on 200km....

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