Sunday, March 23, 2008

Things you don't see at home every day

The sun in the Northern sky

It took me a few days to cop on to this! Actually, it was the 8th of February, 9 days into our trip, when we were driving from Kaikoura to Oamaru, that I realised that, at midday, the sun is due North, not South. I had assumed we would be facing into the sun on our drive from North to South, but realised after a couple of hours that it was just the opposite. Throughout the trip, I found it really hard to orient myself by the sun.

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