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Irina Rempt wrote:

> > I have trouble keeping east and west apart in Valdyas, but that's
> > probably because the east has things I associate with Western Europe
> > (mild climate, wine-growing, prosperous towns) and the west things I
> > associate with Eastern Europe and Central Asia (endless grassy
> > plains, poor crops, nomadic people).

As it is in my conworld...

and John Cowan answered:

> Western Europe has a mild climate primarily because of the Gulf Stream.
> If the mild climate zone is in the east, it sounds like Valdyas is
> in the southern hemisphere of its planet.

What if I have a similar stream in the east? Wouldn't it work?

* = land; - = stream (south > west > north > east)

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Luca