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At 6:00 PM
April 10, 1998

Sunrise (local): 6:27 a.m.
Sunset (local): 7:24 p.m.
67°F partly cloudy
Traveled Since Last Dispatch
83 mi / 134 km

Cumulative Total
3559 mi / 5731 km
Lat: 41° 07' 07" N
Lon: 16° 52' 11" E
Elev: 148 ft / 45 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Bari
Where We're Staying: on the ferry to Dubrovnik
Places We Visited: Castel del Monte
Featured Site: Castel del Monteclick to view photographWorld Heritage Site
Person of the Day: Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: "blood" oranges of Sicily
Breakfast: yogurt, pastries, juice
Lunch: fruit, sandwiches, soda
Dinner: salad, pizza, pastas
Olive count: 2028
Word of the Day: "Capisco" means "I understand" in Italian. This is a good word to know, especially if you don't speak Italian. This way, by throwing in the "non" for "no," you can tell people "Non capisco italiano," when they start talking to you in Italian!
Tech Fact of the Day: flexibility and determination are survival skills
Flat Count (Cumulative): 22
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 28
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