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Sitting on a fish, in the north.
Sitting on you, further north.

Getting angry, in the west.
Solemn faced, in the east.

At the bottom, in the middle.
Using rope, in the southeast.

What am I and why am I travelling so much?

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  • $\begingroup$ some thoughts: rot13(svfu => n; frr => p; lbh => h)? $\endgroup$ – Omega Krypton Jun 4 at 15:09
  • $\begingroup$ geography or wordplay tag perhaps? $\endgroup$ – Omega Krypton Jun 4 at 15:22
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This sounds like

land - and you are travelling by making different countries.

Sitting on a fish, in the north.

Finland - if sitting on a fish, will be on a fin - is a northern nation.

Sitting on you, further north.

Lapland - if sitting on a person, will be on a lap - is further north. Credit to jafe!

Getting angry, in the west.

Ireland - ire for anger - is on the west of Europe.

Solemn faced, in the east.

Poland - po-faced is humourless and disapproving - is in central Europe.

At the bottom, in the middle.

The Netherlands - nether is below - is in the middle of Europe.

Using rope, in the southeast.

Thailand - sound like tie (using a rope) - is in southeast Asia.

Title: This riddle is not to see ...

It's not sea, but land.

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    $\begingroup$ Nice! The second one could also be rot13(Yncynaq)? $\endgroup$ – jafe Jun 5 at 3:40
  • $\begingroup$ Got it! But @jafe is correct on the second line. My thought is, if you're sitting on a fish or on a person, what exactly would you be sitting on? $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor Jun 5 at 8:24
  • $\begingroup$ @jafe - thank you for finishing this! $\endgroup$ – Tom Jun 5 at 8:48
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    $\begingroup$ Sitting on diamonds to the northwest, sitting on the grass further northwest... $\endgroup$ – Darrel Hoffman Jun 5 at 12:33

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