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At 6:00 PM
previous day's journalOctober 19–20, 1997next day's journal
Sunrise (local): 6:30 a.m.
Sunset (local): 5:38 p.m.
75°F sunny
Traveled Since Oct. 18
42 mi / 68 km

547 mi / 881 km
Lat: 36° 50' 05" N
Lon: 10° 13' 03" E
Elev: 0 ft / 0 m

[Webmaster's note: This dispatch covers the travel days from October 19 to October 20. The almanac data refers to October 20.]

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Bizerte (10/19) click to view a map / Tunis (10/20) click to visit the World Heritage City page click to view a map
Where We're Staying: Hotel d'Orient (10/19) / Mongi's house (10/20)
Places We Visited: Bizerte, Ichkeul National Park, Utique click to view a photograph, Fédération Sport pour Tous (Sports for All Federation), Association Tunisienne de Communication Extérieure (Tunisian Association for Communication with the Exterior)
Featured Site: Ichkeul National Park click to visit the World Heritage Site page
Person of the Day: Blanche Gelber
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: brik thon
Breakfast: pastries
Lunch: spaghetti, chicken, veal, and Tunisian salad
Dinner: salad, brik thon, couscous, and fresh fruits for dessert
Olive Count: 503
Word of the Day: Thon means "tuna" in French.
Tech Fact of the Day: All the BikeAbouters have "clip-in" pedals on their bikes.
Flat Count: 2
Broken Spoke Count: 7
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Next Stop: We are staying in Tunis (until Friday).

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