22. Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2/2)
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
This page contains the second half of the post that was started in Another Brick in the Wall (Part 1/2), and it is thus strongly recommended that you read Part 1 before continuing here.
We ended Part 1 by discussing the circumnavigation of albatross, and we’re going to continue on the theme of air travel by taking a look at airline flights in the Southern hemisphere.
Air Travel in the Southern Hemisphere
South America to Australia
Do you want to join me on a flight from Santiago, Chile to Sydney, Australia?
There’s just one catch, our journey will have to go via North America…
Why is that then?
… Surely it should be quicker to fly straight there, over the Antarctic region…
Well, the reason why we have to fly via North America is because all flights between Sydney and Santiago go via North America, as you can see below…