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At 6:00 PM
May 13, 1998

Sunrise (local): 5:49 a.m.
Sunset (local): 8:10 p.m.
80°F sunny
Traveled Since Last Dispatch
37 mi / 59 km

Cumulative Total
4856 mi / 7820 km
Lat: 40° 50' 40" N
Lon: 14° 14' 10" E
Elev: 846 ft / 258 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Napoli, also known as Naples
Where We're Staying: host homes
Places We Visited: Ancient Pompeii
Featured Site: Ancient Pompeii
Person of the Day: our hosts in Napoli - Rossana Casalegno, Gino Aja, and Clara Barbara Manacorda
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: granita
Breakfast: pastries and coffee
Lunch: prosciutto-cheese-and-tomato sandwiches, cookies, granita
Dinner: spaghetti with mussels, beef, salad
Olive count: 2144
Word of the Day: "Biscotti" click to hear an audio clip means "biscuit" or "cookie" in Italian. In Italy we have come to rely on biscotti as a cheap, tasty, and energy-packed snack. We can easily fit a package in the back pockets of our jerseys and munch without stopping the bike.
Tech Fact of the Day: Mount Vesuvius
Flat Count (Cumulative): 25
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 32
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Next Stop: We are in Napoli for a couple more days

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