Posted by: standing_baba | June 22, 2009

Week 3 Statistics

Stats

DATES: June 15th, 2009 – June 21st, 2009
START LOCATION: Cumaná, Venezuela
END LOCATION: Caracas, Venezuela

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

EXCHANGE RATE: US $1 = Venezuelan Bolivares (Bs) $6,500 (Black Market Rate)

TOTAL MONEY SPENT: US $88.81
AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $12.69
MOST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $25.00
LEAST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $5.58
TOTAL MONEY SPENT TO DATE: US $435.81

NIGHTS WITH COUCHSURFING HOSTS: 7
NIGHTS CAMPING: N/A
NIGHTS IN HOSTELS: N/A
NIGHTS IN HOTELS: N/A

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Hours hiking El Avila mountain outside Caracas: 6.5
  • Number of times I felt like I was walking in clouds: 3
  • Former slave communities visited: 1
  • Hours spent watching a rabid dog chase its tail at bus station: 1
  • Average age of girls who inappropriately propositioned me at beach: 14
  • Iguanas eaten: .25
  • Length of phone conversation with parents: 37 happy minutes
  • Museums entered: 3
  • Andy Warhol and Picasso paintings viewed from behind glass doors: 2
  • Metro tickets bought: many
  • Gunshots heard from outside my bedroom window: 1
  • Hitchhiking rides through green mountains and scenic coastlines: 1
  • Dance partners who patiently taught me salsa steps: 2
  • Hip hop performances randomly found: 1
  • Father’s Day celebrations with incredibly hospitable family: 1
  • Decibal volume of neighbor’s non-stop salsa music: 102 dB

Responses

  1. mmmm. head meat.

  2. .25 of an Iguana? Please explain that one.

    • Ha, 1/4 of an iguana. The head meat to be exact.


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