Breakfast: On our way out the door, we gobbled bread, juices, and cookies bought the night before, so we could get on the road as quickly as possible. Little did we know there'd be a delay.
Lunch: After crossing the Egyptian border, we had to rely on the kindness of strangers to point us toward Gaza City. However, we had to rely on our tired and HUNGRY bodies to get us there. Fed up with not being fed, andrEa finally hunted down a grocery store, but it didn't have much we could eat. The shelves were mostly full of foods that you cook, rather than take away. Regardless, she scavenged enough yogurts, toasted breads, and candy bars to get us by for a few more hours. Unfortunately, there was not enough water to be found . . .
Dinner: Once we'd had tea and juice to revive us after our journey in the darkness to the DIA office, it was Pizza Land time — for our stay, the wise and resourceful folks at DIA enlisted the sponsorship of the local pizza chain, and our delicious meal of salads and three kinds of pizzas were "on the house." What a welcome!
Food of the Day: Spinach rolls
Word of the Day: Yah jazah — "to attack"
Person of the Day: Emad Ahmed
Place of the Day: Gaza Strip
Tech Fact of the Day: Security checkpoints
Group Dispatch, December 7
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