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At 6:00 PM
May 12, 1998

Sunrise (local): 5:50 a.m.
Sunset (local): 8:08 p.m.
75°F sunny
Traveled Since Last Dispatch
62 mi / 100 km

Cumulative Total
4819 mi / 7761 km
Lat: 40° 37' 33" N
Lon: 14° 22' 47" E
Elev: 348 ft / 106 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Sorrento
Where We're Staying: Ostello la Caffetteria
Places We Visited: central Italy by train, Napoli train station, the Gulf of Napoli coast, Mount Vesuvius, Amalfi Coast (Amalfi, Positano), Sorrento
Featured Site: Amalfi Coast (Costiera Amalfitana) and the city of Amalfi
Person of the Day: the Roman gods
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: delicioso limone
Breakfast: coffee/tea, juice, bread and jam
Lunch: meat-and-cheese sandwiches, ice tea, fruit, cookies
Dinner: pasta, pizza, and grilled meat
Olive count: 2144
Word of the Day: "Mediterraneo" click to hear an audio clip is how you say "Mediterranean" in Italian.
Tech Fact of the Day: the invention of the compass
Flat Count (Cumulative): 25
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 32
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