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

Volcanoes of the Northern Marianas (Volcano Week 7)

The Mariana Islands are part of a great submerged mountain range that extends all the way from Guam north to Japan. While the southern Marianas are known worldwide as tourist destinations, the uninhabited northernmost islands are actually a long string of active volcanoes fed by the subduction of the Pacific Plate into the Mariana Trench, the deepest location on Earth.

Google Sightseeing writer set to climb Africa’s tallest volcano

Two years ago our very own Noel Ballantyne wrote an article for Volcano Week 5 about Mount Kilimanjaro, a dormant…

Sakura-jima (Volcano Week 7)

Once a volcanic island centered in Japan’s Kagoshima Bay, during an eruption in 1914 the Sakura-jima volcano decided to change…

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