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Here’s the wildest Google Maps Easter Egg yet

Dragon Google Maps Easter Egg

Google is hides all sorts of neat tricks in its products, aptly referred to as Easter Eggs, and the company has included one such software trick in its popular Google Maps product. Users looking for directions from Snowdon to Brecon Beacons (in the U.K.) will be happy to hear they’ll be able to choose between more means of transportation than usual. In addition to driving, transit, biking and cycling directions, users will also get the option to get directions they can follow while riding a dragon —  likely a Welsh one.

Dragon directions are available for round trips as well, and will get you there in 21 minutes, assuming dragons indeed exist and would fly in a straight line at the speeds imagined by Google. The 122-mile trip will otherwise take over 3 and a half hours by car, almost 16 hours by bike, or 39 hours on foot.

The dragon option is obviously the fastest one, but it isn’t available for any other destinations users might search for on Google Maps.

To check out Google’s Dragon-infuse Google Maps follow this link.

Other Google Maps Easter Eggs include searching for Google’s headquarters via Street View, to find Google employees holding an “I love Street View” banner. Searching for “Police Telephone Box” will get you to Earl’s Court Station, where (again in Street View), you’ll be able to enter Doctor Who’s time machine by clicking the double-white arrows that are in front of the police box.

Chris Smith started writing about gadgets as a hobby, and before he knew it he was sharing his views on tech stuff with readers around the world. Whenever he's not writing about gadgets he miserably fails to stay away from them, although he desperately tries. But that's not necessarily a bad thing.

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