Virtual Tourism

Virtual tourism, google maps mashup, google video

Aerial View Map

Google has released new 'Bird's Eye' type imagery for Rome. The new imagery includes some great aerial views of the Colosseum, St. Peter's Basilica and other historical sites across the Italian capital.

I've updated my Aerial View Map to include some of the amazing sights around Rome captured in Google's new 45° imagery. The map also includes some pretty stunning imagery from Venice, the USA and South Africa.

London 2012, Olympics Park

In London we have had a few days of glorious weather. I've taken the opportunity to have a walk around the site of the 2012 London Olympic games. Construction of the park is transforming what was once a pretty industrial and grubby part of the east end of London.

I took my phone with me on my walk and so decided to take a few photographs. Of course when I got home the first thought I had was to create a map from the pictures. So here it is ...

View the London 2012, Olympics Park on Google Maps.

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