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At 6:00 PM
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Sunrise (local): 6:40 a.m.
Sunset (local): 4:56 p.m.
60°F partly cloudy
Traveled Since Yesterday
31 m / 50 km

1623 mi / 2614 km
Lat: 31° 47' 56" N
Lon: 35° 08' 37" E
Elev: 2792 ft / 851 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Jerusalem visit the World Heritage Site page visit the World Heritage City page click to view a map
Where We're Staying: once again, we are divided into two groups and staying with Beni and Esther van Vlymen, and Yefim and Nona Manusov
Places We Visited: Jerusalem and its hills (Heights of Rachel, "Hill of Evil Council," Mount of Olives, Mount Scopus, Mount Zion) on a guided bike tour with Beni van Vlymen, Yad Vashem (Holocaust Museum), Jerusalem Cinematheque
Featured Site: Jerusalem Cinematheque
Person of the Day: Beni van Vlymen click to view a photograph
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: labaneh
Breakfast: fried noodles, porridge, humus, falafel, labaneh, tahina, pita bread, and coffee
Lunch: an on-the-run mix of oranges, bread, candy bars, and water
Dinner: vegetables, humus, tahina, bread, tuna salad
Olive Count: 1369
Word of the Day: Ofnayim click to hear an audio clip means "bicycle" in Hebrew. Ofnayim is also the name of the only bicycle magazine in Israel.
Tech Fact of the Day: The metal money (coins) used in Israel comes in denominations counted in "agorot" and "shekel" (100 agorot are equal to one shekel). Depicted on the coins are important Jewish and Israeli symbols.
Flat Count (Cumulative): 4
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 22
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