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 Arc de Triomphe Was Inaugurated

On July 29, 1836, the Arc de Triomphe was inaugurated after a lengthy construction process. The Tomb of the Unknown…

On this day: Fire at Weston-Super-Mare’s Grand Pier

On July 28, 2008, the Grand Pier at Weston-Super-Mare burned down. This classic seaside icon dates from 1904 but had…

On this day: The Corinth Canal Opened

On July 25, 1893, the Corinth Canal in Greece opened. Envisioned for millennia, the waterway was cut through rock to…

Recent Comments

  1. Longtime reader: There has not been a new Google Sightseeing post since this one on May 22, 2015. Can we expect more...
  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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