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Equator Water Trick Kenya


The local transport are buses which are 14 seat Toyoto, the locals call them Matatu.

Last Thursday we traveled a very long distance in a Matatu crossing over the Equator. The number of passengers inside was 21 adults inc me, plus a child.

I tried the Equator water test. I confirm that I witnessed (with my own eyes, not theory) 10 ft north of the equator when you pull the plug the water goes clockwise and just 10ft south of the equator the water goes anti clockwise.

On the Equator, no movement occurs, the water goes straight down the hole.

Well… not quite. The trick is ‘how’ you pour water in and the shape of the vessel, not the hemisphere you are in!!!

The local street magician earned his 5$ and a handshake…………..