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At 6:00 PM
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Sunrise (local): 6:30 a.m.
Sunset (local): 5:30 p.m.
85°F intermittent rain
Traveled Since Oct. 20
0 mi / 0 km

547 mi / 881 km
Lat: 36° 50' 05" N
Lon: 10° 13' 03" E
Elev: 0 ft / 0 m

[Webmaster's note: This dispatch covers the travel days from October 21 to October 22. The almanac data refers to October 22.]

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Tunis click to visit the World Heritage City page click to view a map
Where We're Staying: Mongi's house
Places We Visited: Association Sauvegarde de la Médina de Tunis (Association for the Safekeeping of the Medina of Tunis), and the Medina of Tunis
Featured Site: Medina of Tunis click to visit the World Heritage Site page click to visit the World Heritage City page click to view a map
Person of the Day: Mr. Zoubeïr Mouhli click to view a photograph
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: harissa
Breakfast: bread, fresh fruit, and coffee/tea
Lunch: roast chicken, French fries, and assorted salads
Dinner: a homemade concoction of curried lentils with brown rice
Olive Count: 542
Word of the Day: Shuhia taiba click to hear an audio clip means bon appétit or "enjoy your meal" in Arabic.
Tech Fact of the Day: Although the Internet is not new to Tunisia, private connections through private servers have only been available for about six months. Predictions are that, in this first year of public access, Internet use in Tunisia — including in private homes, schools, companies, and associations — will grow to ten times what it was at the start.
Flat Count: 2
Broken Spoke Count: 7
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