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At 6:00 PM
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Sunrise (local): 6:31 a.m.
Sunset (local): 4:39 p.m.
75°F sunny
Traveled Since Yesterday
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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: United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Beach Refugee Camp (Gaza City), Beach Camp Sports Club
Featured Site: UNRWA click to view a photograph
Person of the Day: Huda Saldo, the Gazan paintress click to view a photograph
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: bananas
Breakfast: fruit
Lunch: falafel and humus sandwiches
Dinner: BBQ deluxe
Olive Count: 1276
Word of the Day: "Freedom" is an important word in every language. click to hear an audio clip
Tech Fact of the Day: The post office works fine when you don't have Internet access!
Flat Count (Cumulative): 4
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 19
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