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At 6:00 PM
June 7, 1998

Sunrise (local): 6:03 a.m.
Sunset (local): 9:21 p.m.
75°F sunny
Traveled Since Last Dispatch
105 mi / 169 km

Cumulative Total
5665 mi / 9122 km
Lat: 43° 34' 08" N
Lon: 4° 11' 29" E
Elev: 0 ft / 0 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Aigues-Mortes
Where We're Staying: Hotel L'Escale
Places We Visited: Arles (Cathédrale Saint Trophime, Cryptoportica [subterranean galleries], Arènes [Coliseum, or Arena]), Camargue, Aigues-Mortes
Featured Site: the Camargue
Person of the Day: King Louis IX, also known as Saint Louis
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: meat pierrade (meat cooked on heated stones)
Breakfast: none
Lunch: lots of croissants and pains au chocolat, baguettes, fruit
Dinner: soup, paté de campagne, melon au porto, salad, beef and turkey pierrade
Olive count: 2295
Word of the Day: "Bon appétit" click to hear an audio clip means "Enjoy your meal" in French. We have heard this at the beginning of, and often during, almost every meal we have eaten in France!
Tech Fact of the Day: midges, the scourge of the Camargue
Flat Count (Cumulative): 44
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 33
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