Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Experience the World of the Deep with Google Underwater Street View

Do you want to experience the underwater world? You might think that it is not possible, but with Google Underwater Street View, it is now possible. All you need to experience this seemingly impossible task is your computer, smartphone, or tablet. To capture these amazing images, underwater vehicles with three SVII cameras were used in the course of six months.

Google Underwater Street View

Google tied up with Caitlin Seaview Survey to come up with realistic underwater views just like you are navigating the streets of New York City. You can splash underwater or swim through colorful coral reefs and forests. If you like to see the Amazon or Antarctica up close and personal, this is now your big chance. It provides a360-degree panoramic view with colorful schools of fish, rare sea turtles, and manta rays. This would also benefit scuba diving enthusiasts as they can now view the site before taking the dip.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

All Year Round Trip to the Galapagos

There are so many luxury cruises to choose from, but the Galapagos can give you the chance to step into history. An archipelago that is part of Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands was declared as a national park after the publication of Charles Darwin’s "Origin of the Species". Curious cruisers around the world trooped to the islands to see its unique wildlife and see the place that has been the basis for one of the world’s leading scientific principles.

Going on a cruise in the Galapagos Islands allows you to see some marine animals endemic only in the islands including the Galapagos giant tortoise, sea lions, penguin, marine iguana, and Darwin’s finches. You will have experienced and expert guides to help you see the wildlife up close. You will never miss out the cruise since cruises operate all year-round, so you can go anytime at your convenience.