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At 6:00 PM
previous day's journalNovember 8–9, 1997next day's journal
Sunrise (local): 6:45 a.m.
Sunset (local): 5:22 p.m.
75°F sunnywindy
Traveled Since Nov. 7
68 mi / 109 km

1113 mi / 1791 km
Lat: 36° 50' 00" N
Lon: 10° 13' 00" E
Elev: 0 ft / 0 m

[Webmaster's note: This dispatch covers the days from November 8 to November 9. The almanac data refers to November 9.]

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Gabès (11/8) click to view a map / Tunis (11/9) click to view a map
Where We're Staying: Overnight train (11/8) / Mongi's house (11/9)
Places We Visited: Bicycle-only day — no visits
Featured Site: Bardo Museum in Tunis
Person of the Day: Mongi and Myriam click to view a photograph
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: Tunisian tagine
Breakfast: muffins and bread
Lunch: bread and water
Dinner: couscous and tagine
Olive Count: 1090
Word of the Day: none
Tech Fact of the Day: The making of mosaics click to view a photograph click to view a photograph
Flat Count (Cumulative): 3
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 15
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