Flight sightseeing 1. MEX – MAD

The last time I flew from Mexico City to home in Madrid it was on New Year’s eve and I had the chance of sightsee some of the main United States cities from the window thanks to the flight tracking software some companies provides through their in-flight entertainment system in both economy and bussines.

This is the display of the plane at the point to overflight New Orleans.

Flight tracker over New Orleans

Even in a 12 hour flight like this was, I can spend the whole flight length staring to whatever is outside. If you are one of those who do really like to do the same don’t miss the opportunity to get a window seat in your next flight and check in the flight tracker whether you are going to flight over any landmark or interesting area, nowadays almost every company provide the service for long-haul routes. In this case from Mexico my route was the next:

Just off from Mexico City

Sobrevolando Mexico

New Orleans two years after Katrina.

New Orleans

Atlanta, where the Coca-Cola was born and the lay over city on my first travel to Vancouver early this year.


Washington DC, paying attention you can see the White House, the Capitol and the Obelisk.

Washington DC

Atlantic City is supposed to be those dimmed lights in the coastline.

Atlantic city

New York, I couldn’t take Manhattan owe to be flying too close over it.

New York



After Boston the night was so dark, there weren’t big cities to take notice of and the path left was drawn over the North Atlantic ocean. So I just could check the areas in the screen instead of though the window, learning about unknown curious places like Saint Pierre and Miquelon,  a so-called country located besides Newfoundland which belongs to France.

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