Google Street View takes to the desert in Abu Dhabi



Here it is, ladies and gentlemen — the perfect Hump Day story to celebrate getting past the middle of your work week! If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to roam the desert like Lawrence of Arabia, now you can get the experience — without the stifling heat — from the comfort of your desk, thanks to Google’s latest Street View project.

This does stretch the definition of “street” to the limit, admittedly, but Google’s Street View cameras have documented the desert area of the Liwa Oasis, on the outskirts of the Rub’ al…

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