Thursday, February 09, 2006
Since most of us will be watching the upcoming Winter Games on TV, we thought we'd give you a taste of what it would feel like to be in Torino, Italy, so we've updated Google Earth
To really appreciate the scenery, make sure you enable the Terrain layer and take advantage of the tilt view control in Google Earth:
For example, here's the mountain behind Sestriere where some of the alpine skiing events will occur:
We've also generated street maps for Torino, which are available in the Google Maps API
Update: Reposted with correct date/time.