SPUG: Living in Seattle
brianwisti at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 11 15:16:42 PDT 2005
--- Chris Whip <cpw at catenoid.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 11, 2005 at 01:36:41PM -0700, Michael R. Wolf wrote:
> > > Regarding your other questions about housing for Aussies moving
> > > to Seattle, you should talk to our mutual friend Damian, to whom
> > > I once gave the grand tour of Seattle real estate offerings,
> > > while he was considering moving here himself. He won't remember
> > > many details at this point, but I'm sure he can still recollect
> > > his general Antipodean viewpoint on such things as the quality
> > > of neighborhoods, and value for the money.
> > The actual antipode to Melbourne is a bit southwest from here
> > .975586&spn=27.368650,61.620117&hl=en), but Seattle is (amazingly
> > about as antipodal as you could get......
> Actually, it's not. The antipode to Melbourne is in the middle of the
> Atlantic Ocean, midway between Portugal and New Jersey.
> 144 degrees east is only 70 degrees away from 144 degrees west.
> -- Chris
Looks like our actual antipode is somewhere very cold and wet, between
Australia and Antarctica. Are you sure we can't have Melbourne instead?
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