JHK Gives a Walking tour of Paris using Google Street View
Released: March 19, 2009.
At the suggestion of a listener caller, James Howard Kunstler gives a virtual walking tour of Paris, France using Google Street View. Google Street View is an interactive photographic map that allows users to view photographs of streets and buildings in many cities throughout the world. Users can follow along with this program using the embedded Google Street View windows below. This installment of the KunstlerCast is sponsored by Audible.com. KunstlerCast listeners can receive a free audio book dowload by visiting: audiblepodcast.com/kunstler (restrictions may apply outside the U.S. and Canada).
(42 MB | 45:14 mins.)
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INSTRUCTIONS: Hover your mouse over the Google Street View windows below. Click the arrows on the window to move up and down the street. Click the window to change your view. Double click to zoom in. Click the box in the right-hand corner for full screen view.
Destination 1: 20 Rue Lepic, Paris, IDF, France
Note: Use the window below during 3:37 to 15:54 on the podcast. Head up the hill.
Destination 2: 21 Avenue Kleber, Paris, IDF, France
Note: Use the window below during 15:55 to 32:23 on the podcast. Move up and down the street, looking at the buildings on the sides.
Destination 3: Rue Lacépède / Place de la Contrescarpe, Paris, IDF, France
Note: Use the window below during 32:34 to 34:33 of the podcast.
Destination 4: Place Jacques Rueff, Paris, IDF, France
Note: Use the window below during 35:47 to 40:33 of the podcast. Look into the park. (The Eiffel Tower is behind you.) Travel North to Avenue Joseph Bouvard to see more of the park.
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