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At 6:00 PM
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Sunrise (local): 6:38 a.m.
Sunset (local): 4:39 p.m.
62°F sunny
Traveled Since Yesterday
53 m / 85 km

1476 mi / 2377 km
Lat: 31° 31' 56" N
Lon: 34° 27' 07" E
Elev: 0 ft / 0 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Gaza City
Where We're Staying: DIA / Diwan el Shabab
Places We Visited: Egyptian / Israeli / Palestinian border
Featured Site: Gaza Strip click to view a map
Person of the Day: Emad Ahmed click to view a photograph
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: spinach rolls (pronounced "ba-leel")
Breakfast: bread, orange juice, cookies
Lunch: yogurt, toasted bread, candy bars
Dinner: Pizza Land pizza, salads
Olive Count: 1209
Word of the Day: According to a couple of sources, the word "Gaza" is derived from yah jazah, meaning "to attack."
Tech Fact of the Day: Security checkpoints
Flat Count (Cumulative): 3
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 19
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