Equator and 180 Degrees (what is a safari continued)


It was a lot of fun crossing the equator.  It must be a psychological thing because its not like you really feel any different in the northern hemisphere vs. the southern hemisphere; however, it is fun to jump back and forth and imagine it makes a difference.   I’ve always enjoyed things like this.  Take for example the picture below: I was standing on the 180 degree of longitude (also called the International Dateline).   Instead of jumping between hemispheres, one can jump from one day to the next and back again.  I was in the Fiji Islands (I think it was just two years ago by the look of the photo) and so every day was a pretty good one. Still, I jumped back and forth anyway–going from a Tuesday to a Wednesday and back again, as I remember.

Fiji IDL

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