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At 6:00 PM
May 25, 1998

Sunrise (local): 5:49 a.m.
Sunset (local): 8:47 p.m.
74°F sunny
Traveled Since Last Dispatch
13 mi / 21 km

Cumulative Total
5139 mi / 8275 km
Lat: 43° 20' 18" N
Lon: 9° 45' 33" E
Elev: 75 ft / 23 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Pisa
Where We're Staying: with our excellent hosts, Francesco and Nicola
Places We Visited: Leaning Tower, Cathedral, Cemetery, Unione Italiana Sport per Tutti (UISP)
Featured Site: Campo dei Miracoli
Person of the Day: our Pisan friends at the Unione Italiana Sport per Tutti (UISP) click to view a photograph
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: pane Toscano, or Tuscan bread
Breakfast: nothing
Lunch: pasta, salad, yogurt
Dinner: pizza, pasta, and cecína (an omelette-like dish made of chickpea flour and egg)
Olive count: 2149
Word of the Day: "Tei bellu" click to hear an audio clip means "You (a woman) are so pretty" in the Apulian dialect.
Tech Fact of the Day: how to straighten a leaning tower
Flat Count (Cumulative): 32
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 32
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