topics: polpette (food), modern family life, Marche Region, Ancona's port, a very long bike day; jump to dispatch

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At 6:00 PM
May 10, 1998

Sunrise (local): 5:49 a.m.
Sunset (local): 8:17 p.m.
73°F sunny
Traveled Since Last Dispatch
0 mi / 0 km

Cumulative Total
4660 mi / 7504 km
Lat: 43° 37' 06" N
Lon: 13° 30' 32" E
Elev: 0 ft / 0 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Ancona
Where We're Staying: host homes
Places We Visited: Ancona (port), coast from Ancona to Pescara, Pescara
Featured Site: port of Ancona
Person of the Day: Feroce family click to view a photograph, and Gabriele and Lilly - our SERVAS hosts!
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: polpette - meatballs with very little meat
Breakfast: biscuits, jam, coffee, and milk
Lunch: spaghetti and polpette meatballs, marinated salad, bread
Dinner: pizza
Olive count: 2144
Word of the Day: "Buon appetito" click to hear an audio clip means "Enjoy your meal." "Grazie, altre l'tante!" click to hear an audio clip is what you say when showing an extremely fine use of table manners. It means, "Thanks, the same to you!"
Tech Fact of the Day: modello Marche regione - the special Marche Region way of doing business and trade
Flat Count (Cumulative): 25
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 32
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