Video: Where the road ends

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We decided to take a simulated road trip using Google Street View, stopping only where we could go no further.

The ultimate in armchair travel?

Inspired by Alan Taylor’s In Focus photo gallery and using Google Street View  “hyper lapse” photos, the Atlantic created this video road trip covering thousands of miles to find remote and beautiful places: 

  

As Alan Taylor explains: 

I’ve always been drawn to the end of the road, to the edges of where one might be allowed to travel, whether blocked by geographic features, international borders, or simply the lack of any further road.

Enough said.

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