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At 6:00 PM
May 1, 1998

Sunrise (local): 5:55 a.m.
Sunset (local): 8:10 p.m.
63°F partly cloudy
Traveled Since Last Dispatch
25 mi / 40 km

Cumulative Total
4248 mi / 6840 km
Lat: 45° 37' 37" N
Lon: 13° 48' 19" E
Elev: 230 ft / 70 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Trieste
Where We're Staying: an apartment at a rectory
Places We Visited: Instituto Magistrale G. Carducci, the city of Trieste and environs (Miramare Castle, Colle di San Giusto)
Featured Site: Miramare Castle
Person of the Day: students (and teacher) at the Instituto Magistrale G. Carducci (the Carducci School)
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: calzone
Breakfast: cornflakes, dry bread, rolls
Lunch: pizza
Dinner: pizza, spaghetti, and artichoke soup
Olive count: 2081
Word of the Day: "Bienvenuti (in Trieste)" click to play audio clip means "welcome (to Trieste)" in Italian.
Tech Fact of the Day: Trieste is a coffee capital
Flat Count (Cumulative): 23
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 29
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