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Old 06-10-2014, 08:38 AM   #3346
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Last I heard it doesn't make any difference which side of the equator you're on for the direction the water goes down the drain. Just sayin'
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Old 06-10-2014, 08:46 AM   #3347
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Last I heard it doesn't make any difference which side of the equator you're on for the direction the water goes down the drain. Just sayin'
Well you heard wrong.

It rotates in the opposite direction on each side of the equator.
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Old 06-10-2014, 08:49 AM   #3348
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Old 06-10-2014, 09:19 AM   #3349
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Old 06-10-2014, 10:50 AM   #3350
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Didn't they disprove this on Long Way Down???
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Old 06-10-2014, 10:58 AM   #3351
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That's cool. The physics is obvious but I'm surprised that it makes itself known that close to the equator.
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Old 06-10-2014, 10:59 AM   #3352
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That's cool. The physics is obvious but I'm surprised that it makes itself known that close to the equator.
It doesn't.
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Old 06-10-2014, 12:09 PM   #3353
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Good stuff,not sure I buy it that close to the Equator though,this all refers to the coriolis effect I believe,but then again I wonder why ghost wear clothes so I'm over in the corner with drool runnin down my cheek,just sayin
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Old 06-10-2014, 12:11 PM   #3354
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Good stuff,not sure I buy it that close to the Equator though,this all refers to the coriolis effect I believe,but then again I wonder why ghost wear clothes so I'm over in the corner with drool runnin down my cheek,just sayin
lol. i think it's a hoax used by the locals to con tourists into paying to see it happen...

i think the shape of the sink or whatever has more of an effect than the hemisphere.
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Old 06-10-2014, 06:40 PM   #3355
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i'm so jealous of you right now... i've been following this for the last 2 years since i bought my 690. what a RTW! awesome.
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Old 06-13-2014, 07:25 PM   #3356
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Sumatra was cool. Not a lot of people. Java is crazy. But good.

Apparently, Java is the worlds most populated island. There are more people on the island of Java then in Honshu Japan. There is a similar population of people in Russia. Java population density is 1117 people per square km.
Russia has a population density of 8 per square km. And Mongolia only 2 per square km! Talk about extremes. Soon i'll be going to Australia which is 3rd on the low populations density list. Pretty excited about that.

Anyway, Yesterday I met some people from France and they invited me to go on a powerboat ride to Krakatoa with them. It was very cool. Snorkeled with colorful fish, got close to an active volcano, ate lunch with a Comodo Dragon and found some floating rocks.







I should have some good internet in the next few days to post up Malaysia.. and try to get (somewhat) caught up.
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Old 06-14-2014, 04:16 PM   #3357
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Old 06-15-2014, 06:59 AM   #3358
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The eye of the dragon resembles the shape of headlights on some cars these days.

Maybe even some Ducatis!

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Old 06-16-2014, 05:30 AM   #3359
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are the rocks pummice stone or something, guessing very aerated style to let them float
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Old 06-16-2014, 05:40 AM   #3360
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are the rocks pummice stone or something, guessing very aerated style to let them float
Yeah. Something like pumice. Its not very strong and some of it kinda looks like fiberglass.
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