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At 6:00 PM
June 5, 1998

Sunrise (local): 6:00 a.m.
Sunset (local): 9:14 p.m.
80°F partly cloudy
Traveled Since Last Dispatch
0 mi / 0 km

Cumulative Total
5560 mi / 8953 km
Lat: 43° 18' 05" N
Lon: 5° 22' 15" E
Elev: 128 ft / 39 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Marseille
Where We're Staying: Florence's BikeAbout home-away-from-home
Places We Visited: DIA offices, Centre Régional Information Jeunesse, Marseille (Panier), Transition Open House
Featured Site: Association DIA (Dialogues and Initiatives)
Person of the Day: DIA headquarters staff - Eric A., Fatma, Fabrice, Stéphane, Jean-Yves, Eric M., and others we have not had the pleasure of meeting
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: cassoulet
Breakfast: none
Lunch: more sandwiches from down the street
Dinner: self-serve buffet with a selection of meats, raw vegetables, cheese and some pizza
Olive count: 2295
Word of the Day: "Merci" click to hear an audio clip means "thank you" in French. It is one of the most commonly used words, especially for us, since we have been so thankful for everyone's support and help everywhere we go.
Tech Fact of the Day: langue d'oc and langue d'oïl
Flat Count (Cumulative): 37
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 32
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