Virtual Tours of England
July 11, 2004 8:31 AM   Subscribe

Virtual Tours of England.
posted by hama7 (6 comments total)
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posted by hama7 at 8:31 AM on July 11, 2004

I'm a big Beatle fan however I can't understand why tourists go to Abbey Road. It's just a road man.

On the other hand Leeds Castle is beatiful and if you happen to be in the south of England on a sunny day (they happen occasionally) then jump on a train and get down there. Explore the gardens, run away from the angry peacocks, check out the groovy rooms and get lost in the maze
posted by dodgygeezer at 9:09 AM on July 11, 2004

Nice! Years ago, this used to be part of my daily bicycle commute route from west London into town.
posted by carter at 12:34 PM on July 11, 2004

I like it, but the interface doesn't allow you to pan up and down. How can you look at a cathedral without staring up at the vaulted arches?
posted by Daddio at 1:08 PM on July 11, 2004

Excellent.. it inspires me to explore the country where I live.. great stuff
posted by chrid at 3:04 PM on July 11, 2004

Or, inspire you not to go (such as seeing Abby Road is just a road). One of the problems with modern tourism is simply too many people impacting the site. Venice is the poster child but Yosemite and others not far behind. Not to speak of the environmental issue of travel but also the impact on the sites themselves. It is an emerging area to open up sites virtually to cut back on live visitors.
posted by stbalbach at 9:56 AM on July 12, 2004

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