Posted by: standing_baba | June 8, 2009

Week 1 Statistics

Stats

DATES: June 1st, 2009 – June 7th, 2009
START LOCATION: Port-of-Spain, Trinidad
END LOCATION: Port-of-Spain, Trinidad

TOTAL MILES CYCLED: N/A
AVERAGE MILES PER DAY: N/A
DAYS ON BIKE: N/A
LONGEST DAY: N/A
SHORTEST DAY: N/A

US $1 = Trinidad & Tobago Dollars (TTD) $6.18

TOTAL MONEY SPENT: US $153
AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $21.86
MOST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $107.05
LEAST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $0.00

NIGHTS WITH COUCHSURFING HOSTS: 6
NIGHTS CAMPING: 1
NIGHTS IN HOSTELS: N/A
NIGHTS IN HOTELS: N/A

HIGHLIGHTS:

Taxi from Piarco Airport to suburb of Port-of-Spain: US $53
Amount paid for airport taxi: US $0.00
Nights slept in upstairs hidden corner of airport: 1/2 (CS Host Stanton and his friend Marcus unexpectedly rescued me with their car!)
Boat tickets to Venezuela purchased: 1 (US $89.31)
“Doubles” eaten at street corner vendors: 8
Average double price US $.49
Influential Trinidian artist home visits: 1
Vaccinations received: 2 (polio & yellow fever)
Price: FREE
Colorful, elaborately decorated Hindu temples visited: 2
Number of times lost while walking home at night: 4
Steel drum / sitar concerts attended in trendy bars: 1
Hikes to jungle waterfalls with perfect swimming holes: 3
Number of fruit names learned than forgotten: many
Days spent lounging around park benches with a book: 1
Cricket matches watched: 2
Cricket terms not understood: 17.5
Enormous leatherback turtles seen laying eggs on secluded beaches: 8
iPod Nano’s stolen after stupidly leaving camp unattended: 1
Pocket knifes lost while cooking at night on beach: 1
Number of times I felt grateful to be on this little Caribbean island: 243


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