Sightseeing with Google Maps
No need to actually travel there; you can get a glance of lots of sights
from top in your browser
via Google Maps.
And that not only holds for sights but also for certain locations
you will probably not want to visit yourself.
But before you proceed, beware that this feature can get addictive!
Welcome to my Google Maps sightseeing tour.
But remember: I warned you...
there are no google maps screen shots on this page.
Just follow the links.
Note that this is just a random collection of "sights" and that your
definition of a "sight" may vary substantially from mine.
But in the end, it's entirely up to you: Take what you like and skip the rest.
And come back again later since more things will be added.
- Colosseum, Rome
Okay, so this one might be worth a real journey.
And don't wait too long since it's about to disappear in the floods...
Kuwait, Dubai, Bahrain, etc.
- Very Large Telescope
The ESO's (European Southern Observatory) Very Large Telescope on
Cerro Paranal in Chile.
- Arecibo Observatory
This is world's largest single-dish radio telescope with a diameter of
- Christ Statue in Rio (not easily visible)
Large statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro. It's right in the center
but not easily visible.
- Itaipu Power Plant
One of the world's largest hydroelectric power plants. Unfortunately, the
well-known water spillway is dry on the photo.
Thanks to my friend Davide for a couple of nice links!