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At 6:00 PM
previous day's journalNovember 24–25, 1997next day's journal
Sunrise (local): 6:22 a.m.
Sunset (local): 4:59 p.m.
75°F cloudy misty
Traveled Since Nov. 23
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 24 to November 25. The almanac data refers to November 25.]

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Cairo World Heritage Site World Heritage City map icon
Where We're Staying: Bodmin Guest House
Places We Visited: El Nasra Ex-English Secondary School for Girls and the Youssef El S. Experimental Language School
Featured Site: Heliopolis
Person of the Day: Randa click to view a photograph
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: dolma click to view a photograph
Breakfast: typical Bodmin House breakfast
Lunch: bananas and cookies
Dinner: dolma, salads, kebabs
Olive Count: 1156
Word of the Day: This phrase click to hear an audio clip means "Happy New Year" in Egyptian Arabic.
Tech Fact of the Day: Networking — how it works
Flat Count (Cumulative): 3
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 17
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