Google Streetview – sightseeing from your own home

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Maybe you’re short on cash? Scared of flying? Or just quite fond of sitting at home eating chocolate in your onesie? Once upon a time, these afflictions would have left you stranded – unable to keep up with your trendy friends who spent the summer trekking around famous landmarks in a hot and sunny climate. But not any more! Now, thanks to the power of the Internet – and Google Street View – you can tour the famous sites you’ve always wanted to see, without ever leaving the comfort of your own sofa. 

Here are our top nine ‘must see’ Street View locations:

  • Pyramids of Egypt
  • The Great Barrier Reed
  • The Taj Mahal
  • Stonehenge
  • The Grand Canyon
  • Venice
  • Angkor Wat
  • Galapagos Islands
  • The Northern Lights

 

© Cara Acred/Independence Educational Publishers, 2015

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