Webmaster's Note: Because the BikeAbout team is traveling in smaller groups for a little while, we have changed the format of the journal slightly. The dispatches for Turkey will be presented in geographical rather than chronological order. To view the chronological order, go to the itinerary.

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BikeAbout Log

At 6:00 PM
February 20, 1998

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55°F sunny
Traveled Since Last Dispatch
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Cumulative Total (all groups)
2937 mi / 4730 km
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Lon: N.A.
Elev: 0 ft / 0 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Izmirclick to view a map
Where We're Staying: with the Güllü family click to view a photograph
Places We Visited: Izmir Private Boarding School, American High School of Izmir, the cinema
Featured Site: American High School Library
Person of the Day: Ozge Zihnioglu click to view a photograph
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: zeytinyagli yemekler ("olive oil food") click to hear an audio clip
Breakfast: eggs, fruit, bread, and sweet spreads called "pakmez" click to view a photograph
Lunch: salad, homemade whole grain bread called "kepek ekmek"
Dinner: olive oil foods, fish, salads, dolma
Olive count: 1770
Word of the Day: "Arkares(h)" means "friend" in Turkish
Tech Fact of the Day: compulsory cinema intermission
Flat Count (Cumulative): 20
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 26
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