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At 6:00 PM
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Sunrise (local): 6:22 a.m.
Sunset (local): 4:59 p.m.
75°F cloudy
Traveled Since Yesterday
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1163 mi / 1873 km
Lat: 30° 02' 29" N
Lon: 31° 13' 19" E
Elev: 220 ft / 67 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Cairo World Heritage Site World Heritage City map icon
Where We're Staying: Bodmin Guest House
Places We Visited: Old (or Coptic) Cairo
Featured Site: "Living cemetery" in Old Cairo click to view a photograph
Person of the Day: Shady Samir
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: baba ganouj click to view a photograph click to view a photograph click to view a photograph click to view a photograph
Breakfast: Bodmin House special
Lunch: falafel sandwiches
Dinner: Gals — veggie pizza; Guys — kushari
Olive Count: 1156
Word of the Day: Lazeez click to hear an audio clip means "delicious" in Arabic.
Tech Fact of the Day: Egyptian Arabic
Flat Count (Cumulative): 3
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 17
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