180W or 180E ?

Chsalonina - Chizol
Chizol has now been sold to sail around again
Wed 7 Jul 2010 15:23
Our position is 17:02s 179:59e
We have just crossed the 180 degrees line so am officially half way round the world given that London is 0 degrees and Galapagos is 90 degrees
It is 04:00 in the morning and we are some 3nm off the Fiji coast on the island of Taveuni
We should be in Savu Savu by about lunchtime