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BikeAbout Log

At 6:00 PM
June 11, 1998

Sunrise (local): 6:11 a.m.
Sunset (local): 9:24 p.m.
60°F cloudy
Traveled Since Last Dispatch
132 mi / 213 km

Cumulative Total
5874 mi / 9459 km
Lat: 42° 16' 12" N
Lon: 2° 57' 38" E
Elev: 0 ft / 0 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Figueres, Spain
Where We're Staying: Hostal San Mar
Places We Visited: Alain's home in Salles d'Aude, Perpignan (Castle of the Kings of Majorca), Côte Vermeille/Costa Brava, Collioure
Featured Site: Perpignan
Person of the Day: handicapped cyclists Alain and Georges click to view a photograph
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: rousquilles fondantes (a local French biscuit) click to view a photograph
Breakfast: yogurt, bananas, chocolate croissants, orange juice
Lunch: salads, spaghetti, roasted chicken, cheese, fruit, coffee
Dinner: pizza
Olive count: 2314
Word of the Day: "Au revoir" click to hear an audio clip is the way the French say "goodbye." The words literally mean "until we see each other again." What a wonderful way to say goodbye, only temporarily, with a kind of follow-up promise.
Tech Fact of the Day: Padraic's summer job - Ethan's too!
Flat Count (Cumulative): 45
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 33
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