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BikeAbout Log

At 6:00 PM
June 1, 1998

Sunrise (local): 5:54 a.m.
Sunset (local): 9:05 p.m.
68°F cloudy
Traveled Since Last Dispatch
55 mi / 89 km

Cumulative Total
5416 mi / 8722 km
Lat: 43° 38' 25" N
Lon: 7° 01' 01" E
Elev: 1122 ft / 342 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Valbonne
Where We're Staying: our host home
Places We Visited: Menton, the offices of the Riviera - Côte d'Azur Zeitung, Côte d'Azur, Monaco, Valbonne, Cannes
Featured Site: Cannes
Person of the Day: Kate Leconte and Luke
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: tapenade
Breakfast: croissants, cereal and coffee
Lunch: cheese, assorted meats, fresh fruits, bread
Dinner: Tex-Mex! - fajitas, burritos, enchiladas, beans, rice, salsa, tortilla chips
Olive count: 2235
Word of the Day: "Salut" click to hear an audio clip means "hi" in French. It is the familiar way in which friends greet each other.
Tech Fact of the Day: Monaco is yet another independent country
Flat Count (Cumulative): 35
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 32
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Next Stop: somewhere on the way to Marseille

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