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At 6:00 PM
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Sunrise (local): 6:28 a.m.
Sunset (local): 4:58 p.m.
85°F sunny
Traveled Since Nov. 17
0 mi / 0 km

1163 mi / 1873 km
Lat: 30° 02' 29" N
Lon: 31° 13' 19" E
Elev: 220 ft / 67 m

[Webmaster's note: This dispatch covers the days from November 18 to November 19. The almanac data refers to November 19.]

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Cairo World Heritage Site World Heritage City map icon
Where We're Staying: Bodmin Guest House
Places We Visited: Egyptian Museum, Central Cairo
Featured Site: Egyptian Museum
People of the Day: In memory of the unfortunate victims of the attack at Luxor
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: Hotel Fawaka click to view a photograph
Breakfast: bread and jam, tea
Lunch: egads, we forgot to eat a real lunch on both days!
Dinner: assorted foods from small restaurants (chicken, kushari, macaroni)
Olive Count: 1122
Word of the Day: Bikam? click to hear an audio clip means "How much?" in Egyptian.
Tech Fact of the Day: Egyptians use a different set of numbers.
Flat Count (Cumulative): 3
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 17
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