topics: Mount Tidighin, Rif Mountains, water, women in society; jump to dispatch
|At 6:00 PM|
October 2, 1997
|Sunrise (local): 6:13 a.m.|
Sunset (local): 6:00 p.m.
|Traveled Since Yesterday|
66 mi / 107 km
194 mi / 313 km
|Lat: 34° 56' 37" N|
Lon: 04° 18' 58" W
Elev: 5112 ft / 1558 m
- Where We Are: Ketama
- Where We're Staying: Hotel Saida
- Places We Visited: biking-only day — no visits
- Featured Site: Mount Tidighin, the tallest mountain in the Rif Mountains
- Person of the Day: Bayloul Mohamed Hamido
- What We Ate:
- Food of the Day: Mars Bars
- Breakfast: yogurt, pastries, and fruit
- Lunch: bread, water, and soda
- Dinner: fruit or meat tagine
- Olive Count: 85
- Word of the Day: Waxxah ("xx" is pronounced like the German "ch" in "Bach") means "OK" in Moroccan Arabic.
- Tech Fact of the Day: The Arabic alphabet has only 11 characters, but with additional variations using different accents above and below the letters making for a total of 26 sounds. Arabic is written and read from the right to the left. [Webmaster's note: The Arabic alphabet cannot easily be represented in the programming language of the World Wide Web. Arabic text on Web sites is often displayed using graphics to overcome this difficulty.]
- Flat Count: 1
- Broken Spoke Count: 0
Next Stop: Al Hoceima!
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