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At 6:00 PM
March 6, 1998

Sunrise (local): 6:57 a.m.
Sunset (local): 6:24 p.m.
65°F sunny
Traveled Since Last Dispatch
3 mi / 5 km

Cumulative Total
3071 mi / 4946 km
Lat: 40° 40' 14" N
Lon: 22° 49' 41" E
Elev: 56 ft / 17 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Thessaloniki (Thessaloniki, in Greek) visit the World Heritage Site page
Where We're Staying: Hotel Acropol (Hotel Acropol, in Greek)
Places We Visited: the back of a bus, the Turkish/Greek border, White Tower the churches of Thessaloniki, Archaeological Museum, the studios of "Jammin"
Featured Site: Archaeological Museum click to view a photograph
Person of the Day: the hosts of "Jammin" click to view a photograph
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: Greek salad
Breakfast: spinach pastries (spanakopita) and cheese pastries (tyropita), coffee/tea
Lunch: not today
Dinner: chicken soup, Greek salad, eggplant salad, lasagna, stewed pork with peas and rice (all of it dripping with grease and oil)
Olive count: 1829
Word of the Day: "Kalimera" (Kalimera, in Greek) click to hear an audio clip means "Good morning" in Greek.
Tech Fact of the Day: the Greek alphabet
Flat Count (Cumulative): 21
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 26
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