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Tougher than it seems. It's not so bad when you're in a city and there's some kind of writing and architecture, but often as not you're in the middle of nowhwere and it's all guessing based on rocks and trees.

What's great is when you guess australia correctly, but not where in australia, so you can still be off by thousands of km.

I had similar guesses in Russia.

There's other things to look for. Are they driving on the left or right? Is the road dead straight (if so maybe Australia/USA?) Is the road line down the middle yellow (USA and I think SA) or white? etc.

Makes of cars/trucks are another thing - North America is pretty distinctive.

Or quality of the landscape. "Oh that looks very deserty/red earth..."

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