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BikeAbout Log

At 6:00 PM
March 20, 1998

Sunrise (local): 6:39 a.m.
Sunset (local): 6:44 p.m.
47°F steady rain
Traveled Since Last Dispatch
37 mi / 59 km

Cumulative Total
3347 mi / 5390 km
Lat: 37° 38' 16" N
Lon: 21° 37' 48" E
Elev: 59 ft / 18 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Olympia (Olympia, in Greek)
Where We're Staying: Hotel Poseidon (Poseidon, in Greek)
Places We Visited: Archaeological site of Ancient Olympia
Featured Site: Archaeological site of Ancient Olympia visit the World Heritage Site page
Person of the Day: Zeus
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: souvlaki
Breakfast: bread, jam, honey, tea/coffee
Lunch: Greek salad, souvlaki, french fries
Dinner: Greek salad, pizza, spaghetti
Olive count: 1894
Word of the Day: "Te orea mera" click to hear an audio clip means "What a wonderful day!" in Greek. Somehow, despite the biting chill, the cold, cold rain, and our inability to escape to someplace warm and dry, we kept calling this out to one another. After all, spring is just around the corner. Or at least it better be!
Tech Fact of the Day: the Olympic Games of today versus the Olympic games of the past
Flat Count (Cumulative): 22
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 27
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