Google Maps: Street View has blurred out this mysterious sighting – but why? | Travel News | Travel

Google Maps has caught a number of people in unfortunate scenarios. Who can forget the gentleman who appeared to have wet himself? However, this Google Maps Street View victim reveal the wet patch was really down to changing barrels in the pub.  Others have been caught in even worse situations. For this reason it is probably a good idea that Google blurs out faces of those caught on it now. There have been various cases of people arguing that Google Maps has breached their right to privacy. Some have worried…

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Crete’s mysterious land | Beach Holidays | Travel

Squinting in the bright sun, I can just make out our destination in the distance: Spinalonga, just off the coast of Crete, and 10 minutes away from the port village of Plaka. This deserted land looks much like any other picturesque island in the Med. Its golden walls are warm and inviting and the abandoned houses coming closer into view are tantalisingly mysterious. But nobody wanted to set foot here some 60 years ago. If you’ve read Victoria Hislop’s historical novel The Island, you will know Spinalonga was once home…

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Secrets of Stonehenge: Properties around one of the world’s most mysterious monuments | Property | Life & Style

NC The Coach House has a rugged attraction while the rooms are finished with a contemporary touch Sitting in the inevitable A303 traffic jam playing I-Spy is one of life’s major frustrations. So it’s no wonder that locals are excited by the continued push for an A303 traffic solution. It was back in December 2014 that the Government announced it would invest in a tunnel to replace the A303 and there are more public consultations this month to discuss plans for a 1.9-mile tunnel passing Stonehenge, a free-flowing dual carriageway…

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