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At 6:00 PM
March 10, 1998

Sunrise (local): 6:52 a.m.
Sunset (local): 6:31 p.m.
60°F partly cloudy
Traveled Since Last Dispatch
0 mi / 0 km

Cumulative Total
3141 mi / 5058 km
Lat: 39° 37' 52" N
Lon: 22° 25' 13" E
Elev: 79 ft / 24 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Athens (Athens, in Greek)
Where We're Staying: Ethan and Padraic are staying with a new friend while Anthony and Corinne rough it out at the Student and Traveler's' Inn
Places We Visited: Larisa train station, Forthnet, Pl@net Café, and the studios of Astra TV
Featured Site: Athens
Person of the Day: Pericles
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: frappé
Breakfast: spinach pastries (spanakopita)
Lunch: more spinach and ham and cheese pastries
Dinner: stuffed peppers, eggplant baked with goat cheese and ham, baked potato with tuna, and salad
Olive count: 1858
Word of the Day: "Kalo taksidi" click to hear an audio clip is how you say "Have a nice trip" in Greek. In Larisa, as we boarded the train to Athens, we heard many people wish each other "kalo taksidi."
Tech Fact of the Day: The olive tree was greatly revered in ancient Greece
Flat Count (Cumulative): 21
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 27
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Next Stop: We will stay in Athens for the next few days.

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