standard video camcorder type buttons under Places.
Clicking on the triangular button gets PLAY TOUR
started. (If you hover your cursor over the triangular button
the words PLAY TOUR will pop up.)
Also note the
SLIDER BAR to the left of the PLAY TOUR button.
By sliding it back way to the left during the animation you
can see the red line disappear and in many cases the
actual trail we were running on will be quite visible.
Google Earth resolution for anywhere on the planet is just
I found out
another use for the SLIDER BAR. If you hit the
PAUSE Button (it appears in place of the PLAY TOUR button
after the animation starts), then in many cases you cannot
restart the TOUR by clicking on PLAY TOUR again.
However, I found that if the TOUR does not restart, then
moving the SLIDER BAR a bit to the left gets it going
again from the exact location where you paused.