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BikeAbout Log

At 6:00 PM
April 25, 1998

Sunrise (local): 6:03 a.m.
Sunset (local): 8:00 p.m.
70°F partly cloudy
Traveled Since Last Dispatch
137 mi / 221 km

Cumulative Total
4099 mi / 6601 km
Lat: 45° 20' 29" N
Lon: 14° 18' 36" E
Elev: 164 ft / 50 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Opatija
Where We're Staying: a sobe near the center of town
Places We Visited: Zadar, the 45th parallel, the wonderful coast of Croatia
Featured Site: Zadar
Person of the Day: Aleksandar Fabijanic click to view photograph
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: D(j)uved(j) is a Croatian specialty. A broiled pork chop that is then covered with mixed cooked vegetables, D(j)uved(j) is a very tasty and filling meal
Breakfast: corn flakes, juice, bread, jam and peanut butter
Lunch: ham and cheese sandwiches, and candy bars
Dinner: Pizza, pasta, salads and gelato
Olive count: 2056
Word of the Day: "Dobrodos(h)li" click to play audio clip means "welcome" in Croatian. During our entire time in Croatia we have certainly felt dobrodos(h)li.
Tech Fact of the Day: latitude and longitude
Flat Count (Cumulative): 23
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 29
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