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At 6:00 PM
May 19, 1998

Sunrise (local): 5:48 a.m.
Sunset (local): 8:28 p.m.
72°F sunny
Traveled Since Last Dispatch
0 mi / 0 km

Cumulative Total
5000 mi / 8052 km
Lat: 41° 54' 09" N
Lon: 12° 27' 26" E
Elev: 322 ft / 98 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Roma (Rome)
Where We're Staying: the magical apartment of our Roman hosts, Giovanni and Paola
Places We Visited: Roma (Piazza del Campidoglio, Carcere Mamertino, Fori Imperiali, Circo Massimo, Colosseo, Piazza Venezia, Fontana di Trevi, Piazza della Rotonda/Pantheon, Piazza Navona), offices, Priorato dello Sovrano Militare Ordine Ospedaliero di San Giovanni di Gerusalemme di Rodi e di Malta
Featured Site: Piazza del Campidoglio at the top of the Capitoline Hill (Campidoglio)
Person of the Day: our Roman hosts, Giovanni Congiu and Paola Bono
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: pasta in general
Breakfast: cereal and milk, fruit, bread with jam or honey, coffee/tea
Lunch: homemade turkey-and-cheese sandwiches, juice
Dinner: spaghetti with fried onions and vegetables, mixed salad, gorgonzola slices with honey smeared on top, sliced strawberries
Olive count: 2144
Word of the Day: "Spaghetti" click to hear an audio clip is word we hear often and a food we eat almost as much.
Tech Fact of the Day: the seven hills of Roma
Flat Count (Cumulative): 31
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 32
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