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At 6:00 PM
March 15, 1998

Sunrise (local): 6:38 a.m.
Sunset (local): 6:31 p.m.
54°F partly cloudy
Traveled Since Last Dispatch
0 mi / 0 km

Cumulative Total
3141 mi / 5058 km
Lat: 39° 37' 52" N
Lon: 22° 25' 13" E
Elev: 79 ft / 24 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Athens (Athens, in Greek)
Where We're Staying: our host homes - Ethan and Padraic are at Katerina's, and Corinne and Anthony are at Haris' and Michalis'
Places We Visited: National Archaeological Museum, Moni Kaissarianis, Mount Hymettos, taverna, Haris's apartment, Corinth
Featured Site: National Archaeological Museum
Person of the Day: Uncle Manos (Emmanuel Tselikas) click to view a photograph
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: Tiropitakia
Breakfast: pastries, coffee
Lunch: french fries, sausage, stuffed grape leaves, salami, tzatziki, Russian salad, tomatoes, cucumbers, sausage pastries
Dinner: Greek salad, fried cheese, egg plant salad, roast chicken
Olive count: 1868
Word of the Day: "Podilato" (Podilato, in Greek) click to hear an audio clip means "bicycle" in Greek.
Tech Fact of the Day: Athens' traffic problems
Flat Count (Cumulative): 21
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 27
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Next Stop: Corinth (Corinth, in Greek) and then Nafplio (Nafplio, in Greek)

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