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BikeAbout Log

At 6:00 PM
May 4, 1998

Sunrise (local): 5:58 a.m.
Sunset (local): 8:18 p.m.
60°F steady rain
Traveled Since Last Dispatch
66 mi / 107 km

Cumulative Total
4367 mi / 7032 km
Lat: 45° 26' 33" N
Lon: 12° 20' 00" E
Elev: 0 ft / 0 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Venezia, otherwise known as Venice
Where We're Staying: Harry's Loggeria
Places We Visited: the city of Concordia, the Lido of Venezia, Venezia (Rialto Bridge, St Mark's Square and Basilica, Campanile)
Featured Site: St. Mark's Everything
Person of the Day: Giorgio and his family
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: tiramisu
Breakfast: toast, jams, honey, chocolate spread, coffee, juice
Lunch: gelato, sandwiches, breadsticks, fruit
Dinner: pizza, salad
Olive count: 2094
Word of the Day: "Andiamo" click to play audio clip means "Let's go!" in Italian.
Tech Fact of the Day: The city of Venezia is 115 tiny islands, plus big outer ones, too! Boats, used as busses and taxis, carry all goods, groceries, beer, people, etc.
Flat Count (Cumulative): 23
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 29
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