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Agoraphobic Photographer Uses Google Street View to Travel the World (16 Pics)

Ms Kenny, 43, has a debilitating phobia that means she is afraid to leave the house. Since her agoraphobia began after a series of panic attacks and anxiety in her 20s, Ms Kenny is too afraid to visit department stores, travel on planes or catch the Tube. 

Stunning: Jacqui Kenny posts photos on her Instagram account of beautiful scenes across the globe that she has found on Google Street View. Pictured: A lady waiting at a Soviet era bus-stop in the Ysyk Kol Province of northeastern Kyrgyzstan

Debilitating: Since her agoraphobia began after a series of panic attacks and anxiety in her 20s, Ms Kenny, 43, is too afraid to visit department stores, travel on planes or catch the Tube. But that hasn't stopped her posting various photos for her 30,900 followers to enjoy. Pictured: Camels hurrying out of the way of the Google car in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates


Pictured: A garden of cacti outside a bungalow in Mesa, Arizona. In response to this photo, which has more than 2,700 likes, luke.webley.photographs said: 'So glad I found your account', while sad.suburbs added: 'You have such a good eye'


Daily grind: Senegalese women face the west African heat. Ms Kenny captioned the image: 'My new favourite country to visit'


The amazing side of life: One poignant image shows a man in a battered wheelchair carrying a bag past a cheery yellow building in Durango, Mexico


Vibrant world: These neighbours in brightly coloured houses in Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico, were excited to see the Google car

Rare glimpse: A trail of dust from the Google car in Tacna, Peru. Ms Kenny said the country is one of her favourite destinations

Wondering the street: Ms Kenny has spent up to 18 hours a day trawling Google Maps' archive of streets across the globe to take 27,000 snapshots. This photo shows children outside a local football pitch in the Sechura District of Piura, Peru


Unique skill: Ms Kenny has an eye for breathtakingly beautiful shots such as of this service station in Winslow, Arizona, US


Exquisite: This shot, which has more than 3,100 likes, shows a house in Caldera in the Atacama Region of northern Chile

one of trees in Yucca Valley, California 
dilapidated building in Baganuur, Mongolia , has led people from around the world to follow her social media account


Simple yet effective: This eye-catching image shows a trio of bright and cheery blue doors in Guellaia, Medenine, Tunisia


Flag that up: Ms Kenny has spent up to 18 hours a day of the past year searching for visual treats such as this image of bunting in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico. Her archive of images has swelled to an incredible 27,000


Simple life: A rundown car is covered with a sheet outside a faded pink house with a corrugated iron roof in Copiapo, Chile


Devastation: Ms Kenny has become extremely attached to some of the places she has discovered on her virtual tour. One such place is Piura, in northern Peru (pictured), which was hit by flooding in March. Sharing a link to a fundraising page, she said: 'I’m really saddened to hear that they are experiencing horrific flooding, which has caused extensive destruction'

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