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At 6:00 PM
previous day's journalNovember 27–28, 1997next day's journal
Sunrise (local): 6:39 a.m.
Sunset (local): 4:58 p.m.
80°F sunny
Traveled Since Nov. 26
54 mi / 87 km

1217 mi / 1960 km
Lat: 31° 12' 04" N
Lon: 29° 53' 53" E
Elev: 0 ft / 0 m

[Webmaster's note: This dispatch covers the days from November 27 to November 28. The almanac data refers to November 28.]

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Alexandria click to view a map
Where We're Staying: Hotel Union
Places We Visited: Nile Delta
Featured Site: Nile Delta
Person of the Day: Nile River
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: water
Breakfast: bread and water
Lunch: eat 'n' run sandwiches, and water
Dinner: salad, macaroni, spaghetti, pizza, and water
Olive Count: 1172
Word of the Day: Merhab click to hear an audio clip means "welcome" in Egyptian Arabic and is something people have gone out of their way to make us feel.
Tech Fact of the Day: Controlling the Nile
Flat Count (Cumulative): 3
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 17
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Next Stop: We are staying in Alexandria!

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