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Old 07-07-2011, 13:00
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Default Google Street View now includes PP!

I've not seen this mentioned on here before but while researching my next trip to PP I have noticed that Google Street View now includes PP. I have just spent a very pleasurable 30 minutes "walking" around PP using Street View.

For those of you who have never used Street View before click here to go to PP on Google Maps. Click on the pink "A" and then click on Street View. You should now be "standing" on the roundabout next to the Marina and bus stop. You can explore by clicking the arrows on the screen. Enjoy!
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Old 07-07-2011, 13:02
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OH what a find. How cool. Thanks Simon.
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Old 07-07-2011, 13:40
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Great fun.

I wonder when they shot that - there's hardly a soul around
Cómo está su vida
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Old 07-07-2011, 13:55
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Brilliant Simon thank you, i have just zoomed in on my balcony, could see my window boxes and weather station .
Living the dream in PP with my glass half full. "Resistiré" .
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Old 07-07-2011, 14:27
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Thanks Simon, I think, I have just virtually walked down to the beach from the apartment we stayed in last week the way we did everyday, now I want to go back :-(
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Old 07-07-2011, 15:39
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Oh no! That is just terrible!!! Have just wandered down the roads and looked out to the sea by the apartment too! How on earth will we all survive now with virtual walks available to tease us!

Love it! Thanks Simon!
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Old 07-07-2011, 15:58
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Originally Posted by Harters View Post
Great fun.

I wonder when they shot that - there's hardly a soul around
I think I remember someone talking about the googlevan wandering about back in Feb - see http://www.forum.puertopollensa.com/...-pollensa.html. We thought it would look pretty gloomy but I have found our apt with a nice blue sky!
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Old 07-07-2011, 17:31
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Many thanks, Simon. Had a good peek around yesterday evening.

Even harder to wait another 6 weeks. Had a look at Bellavista too, so I know where to go.
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Old 07-07-2011, 17:43
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OMG, this is so addictive!!! Just been over the hill to Formentor Beach. Checked our Hotel Villa Singala - Josep won't be happy - shows the builders hard at work with scaffolding up Their work has made great improvement to the hotel, but prospective new customers will jump on Street View and just see the builders - not really the impression you would want to give.
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Old 07-07-2011, 18:05
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Lovely way to remember holidays and plan the next trip

You can also link directly to a camera view, click the ' chain' logo at top right to get the link.

This is just how I remember my February Birthday holidays, clear blue skies and no people

Port de Pollença, Pollença, Spain - Google Maps

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Old 07-07-2011, 18:18
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A screen capture that shows how to get the direct link:

1. Click the chain logo
2. Copy the code from the top link.

Paste it into a forum post

Excuse my very basic photoshop skills...
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Old 07-07-2011, 19:41
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Thanks Simon.

Just done the walk from appartment to beach, this is going to keep me occupied til we get there in 3 weeks!!
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Old 07-07-2011, 20:03
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They even went up our Calle. I can't quite see our balconies, but it's close enough.
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Old 07-07-2011, 20:57
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Grrrr!!! Streetview doeen't work on an iPad
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Old 07-07-2011, 21:13
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Walked down to the beach on it at the weekend, and then all fell about laughing at a local builder stood on step ladders on his van roof fixing a sign above a shop
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