My favorite creative minds are back! Yesterday Google, also known as “Microsoft done right”, improved their already fantastic web application Google Maps, now including satellite photos from DigitalGlobe and Earthsat, covering United States and Canada. And it’s fast! Try it at once.
"Hundreds of houses were quickly build, but unfortunately all of it was burned to the ground in 1611 by Danish forces."
"The soundtrack of the day was Radioactivity by Kraftwerk, as we rolled into Chernobyl this morning."
"A life-long dream came true this morning, as I stood upon the mountain looking down at Machu Picchu. I felt like some strange mix between Indiana Jones and a small boy, gazing down upon the final treasure of the Incas."
"One of the advantages of repeated visits to a place is the leisure pace of awe and discovery while drifting slowly down the worn streets of the French capital."
"The old Medina is full of fascinating gates and narrow alleys, where I blend in like Moby Dick at a NIN concert."
"But Chisinau is an unexpected gem in the wilderness. Even though Moldova is one of the poorest countries in Europe, the capital has its fair share of impressive buildings and post-Soviet architecture."