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At 6:00 PM
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Sunrise (local): 6:30 a.m.
Sunset (local): 4:39 p.m.
65°F steady rain
Traveled Since Yesterday
0 m / 0 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 click to view a map
Where We're Staying: DIA / Diwan el Shabab
Places We Visited: Al Ahzad Univeristy in Gaza City and Ithad Shabab Al Istiqlal (the Independent Youth Union) in the Jabalia Refugee Camp
Featured Site: Gaza City
Person of the Day: Yasir Arafat
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: malfoof
Breakfast: various baked goods from a local market
Lunch: somehow, again, we missed lunch today
Dinner: another feast of yummy pizza at Pizza Land
Olive Count: 1246
Word of the Day: Keit har lak? click to hear an audio clip means "How are you?" in Arabic.
Tech Fact of the Day: The delicate art of hisssssing. click to hear an audio clip
Flat Count (Cumulative): 4
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 19
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