Posted by: standing_baba | June 30, 2009

Week 4 Statistics

Stats

DATES: June 22nd, 2009 – June 28th, 2009
START LOCATION: Caracas, Venezuela
END LOCATION: Cartagena, Colombia

TOTAL MILES CYCLED: 15 miles
AVERAGE MILES PER DAY: 15 miles
DAYS ON BIKE: 1
LONGEST DAY: 15 miles
SHORTEST DAY: 15 miles

EXCHANGE RATE:

US $1 = $2,200 Venezuelan Bolivares (Bs)(Official Rate)
US $1 = $2,167 Colombian Pesos

TOTAL MONEY SPENT: US $276.96
AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $39.57
MOST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $112.73
LEAST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $1.57
TOTAL MONEY SPENT TO DATE: US $712.77

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

HIGHLIGHTS:

ATM withdrawals at terrrrrrrible Venezuelan gov’t rate: 3
“Indian” caves visited: 1
Bruises from hitting head on cave ceiling: 2
Languages simultaneously spoken at dinner party: 4 (English, French, Spanish, Catalan)
Borders crossed: 1 (Venezuelan-Colombian)
Foreigners on bus to Colombian border: 1 (me)
Amount lost when changing Bolivares to Pesos: US $10
Hours spent assembling Surly: 3
Important pieces missing to complete Bob: 1 (wheel axle)
Reunions with former Colombian exchange students: 1
Years since I’ve seen Lina, said exchange student: 10
Beaches visited: 3
Colombian street dance shows randomly found: 3
Sailboats seen from Couchsurfing host’s balcony on average, at any time: 3
Photo oportunities in old town Cartagena: infinite
Domesticated sloths held in my arms: 1
Donation offers received: 2 (Thank you!)


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