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At 6:00 PM
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Sunrise (local): 6:33 a.m.
Sunset (local): 5:27 p.m.
85°F sunny
Traveled Since Yesterday
68 mi / 110 km

766 mi / 1233 km
Lat: 35° 50' 28" N
Lon: 10° 37' 35" E
Elev: 0 ft / 0 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Sousse click to view a map
Where We're Staying: Maison des Jeunes et Culture
Places We Visited: At the invitation of Mr. Belhassan Lassoued of the Fédération Sport pour Tous, the BikeAbout team took part in "Le Circuit Des Nations Unies VELO POUR TOUS" click to view a photograph, a "United Nations Bicycle Ride for All" leading 24 km (15 mi) from Hammamet to Nabeul and back to Hammamet.
Featured Site: heavily touristed area between Hammamet and Nabeul
Person of the Day: young female participant of the U.N. Bicycle Ride (we don't know her name) click to view a photograph
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: crêpes
Breakfast: plain bread, cookies, water
Lunch: another typical run-away meal: pastries, bread, and water
Dinner: a double-portion dinner of spaghetti bolognese (meat-and-tomato sauce), chicken-cheese sandwiches, salads, pizza, couscous with chicken, and many liters of soft drinks and water
Olive Count: 662
Word of the Day: Omma means "community" in Arabic.
Tech Fact of the Day: How do we actually manage to travel from . . . say, Hammamet to Sousse . . . according to our break-neck timetable? BikeAbout uses a trusty combination of equipment, contacts, and instinct. Aside from the stars and sun, our orientation equipment consists of maps, guidebooks, and our Magellan Global Positioning System (GPS).
Flat Count: 2
Broken Spoke Count: 9
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