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At 6:00 PM
April 1, 1998

Sunrise (local): 6:26 a.m.
Sunset (local): 7:04 p.m.
68°F sunny
Traveled Since Last Dispatch
0 mi / 0 km

Cumulative Total
3474 mi / 5595 km
Lat: 41° 18' 57" N
Lon: 19° 49' 14" E
Elev: 344 ft / 105 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Tirana
Where We're Staying: Motel Armstrong
Places We Visited: Visits: Albania Education Development Project, Open Internet Center, Ismail Qemali Secondary School, Kombëtar Park, Skanderbeg Square
Featured Site: National Museum of Albania
Person of the Day: Angela, Mirj, and Swela
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: sanduic
Breakfast: coffee
Lunch: ham and cheese sandwiches
Dinner: bologna and cheese sandwiches, mince meat pastry, cheese pastry, chocolate eclairs
Olive count: 1972
Word of the Day: What sounds like "Yu shem e bugor" click for audio clip means "You are so pretty" in Albanian. This is one of the phrases Swela refused to teach Anthony during his vocabulary lesson. She did not want him using his new language skills for nefarious purposes.
Tech Fact of the Day: Skanderbeg
Flat Count (Cumulative): 22
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 28
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Next Stop: We will be in Tirana for a few more days.

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