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At 6:00 PM
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Sunrise (local): 6:13 a.m.
Sunset (local): 6:00 p.m.
85°F partly cloudy
Traveled Since Yesterday
66 mi / 107 km

194 mi / 313 km
Lat: 34° 56' 37" N
Lon: 04° 18' 58" W
Elev: 5112 ft / 1558 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Ketama click to view a map
Where We're Staying: Hotel Saida
Places We Visited: biking-only day — no visits
Featured Site: Mount Tidighin, the tallest mountain in the Rif Mountains
Person of the Day: Bayloul Mohamed Hamido click to view a photograph
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: Mars Bars
Breakfast: yogurt, pastries, and fruit
Lunch: bread, water, and soda
Dinner: fruit or meat tagine
Olive Count: 85
Word of the Day: Waxxah ("xx" is pronounced like the German "ch" in "Bach") means "OK" in Moroccan Arabic.
Tech Fact of the Day: The Arabic alphabet has only 11 characters, but with additional variations using different accents above and below the letters making for a total of 26 sounds. Arabic is written and read from the right to the left. [Webmaster's note: The Arabic alphabet cannot easily be represented in the programming language of the World Wide Web. Arabic text on Web sites is often displayed using graphics to overcome this difficulty.]
Flat Count: 1
Broken Spoke Count: 0
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