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At 6:00 PM
May 5, 1998

Sunrise (local): N.A.
Sunset (local): N.A.
68°F sunny
Traveled Since Last Dispatch
73 mi / 117 km

Cumulative Total
4443 mi / 7155 km
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Lon: N.A.
Elev: N.A.

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Ferrara
Where We're Staying: host homes
Places We Visited: the islands of the Laguna Veneta, Chioggia, Ferrara
Featured Site: Ferrara visit World Heritage Site pagevisit World Heritage City page
Person of the Day: Gianni Stefanati
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: cappelacci di zucca
Breakfast: no breakfast!
Lunch: meat-and-cheese sandwiches, juice, yucky artificially flavored cake things
Dinner: pasta in a tomato sauce, steamed Brussels sprouts, grilled yellow and red bell peppers, organic wine, pastries
Olive count: 2094
Word of the Day: "Bicicletta" click to play audio clip means, you guessed it, "bicycle" in Italian. Most Italians say only "bici" click to play audio clip instead, kind of like the way we usually say "bike."
Tech Fact of the Day: the European Cyclists' Federation's "Cities for Cyclists" initiative
Flat Count (Cumulative): 24
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 29
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