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|At 6:00 PM|
November 10–11, 1997
|Sunrise (local): 7:34 a.m.|
Sunset (local): 5:53 p.m.
|Traveled Since Nov. 9|
6 mi / 10 km
1119 mi / 1801 km
|Lat: 37° 30' 16" N|
Lon: 15° 05' 15" E
Elev: 0 ft / 0 m
[Webmaster's note: This dispatch covers the days from November 10 to November 11. The almanac data refers to November 11.]
- Where We Are: Catania, on the island of Sicily
- Where We're Staying: Hotel Centrale Europa
- Places We Visited: Travel day — no visits
- Featured Site: Aeolian Islands, also known as the Isole Eoli, also known as the Lipari Islands
- People of the Day: Antonio and Franco Lanza
- What We Ate:
- Food of the Day: minestrone soup
- Breakfast: fresh baguette, lemon butter, coffee
- Lunch: pasta with either octopus or vegetables
- Dinner: Tunisian pastries, bread, cheese, salami, fresh fruit juice
- Olive Count: 1095
- Word of the Day: Salut means "cheers" in Italian.
- Tech Fact of the Day: Mount Etna , at 3,350 m (10,991 ft), is the largest active volcano in Europe and the most active in the world.
- Flat Count (Cumulative): 3
- Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 15
Next Stop: Bronte, Sicily!
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