Posted by: standing_baba | July 14, 2009

Week 6 Statistics

Stats

DATES: July 6th, 2009 – July 12th, 2009
START LOCATION: Santa Marta, Colombia
END LOCATION: San Alberto, Colombia

TOTAL MILES CYCLED: 268.65 miles (432.35 km)
AVERAGE MILES PER DAY: 67.16 miles (108.09 km)
DAYS ON BIKE: 4
LONGEST DAY: 101.89 miles (163.98 km)(A trip high!)
SHORTEST DAY: 39.77 miles (64.01 km)
MAXIMUM SPEED: 40.45 mph (65.1 kmph)
TOTAL MILES CYCLED TO DATE: 403.1 miles (648.73 km)

EXCHANGE RATE:

US $1 = $2,167 Colombian Pesos

TOTAL MONEY SPENT: US $92.99
AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $13.28
MOST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $21.18
LEAST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $0.00
TOTAL MONEY SPENT TO DATE: US $972.86

NIGHTS WITH COUCHSURFING HOSTS: N/A
NIGHTS CAMPING: 4
NIGHTS IN HOSTELS: N/A
NIGHTS IN HOTELS: 3
AVERAGE COST OF HOTEL: US $4.61

HIGHLIGHTS:

Cow calls to grazing herds: 37
Nights camped at paradisiacal beach: 3
Poison dart frog spottings: 2
Books left anonymously at book exchange: 1 (Globalization and its Discontents)
Flat tires: 0
Dinners with Anthony Bourdain’s television show “No Reservations” producers: 1
Memory chip readers purchased to upload photos: 1 (US $11)
Times I would have liked to listen to my (stolen) iPod: many
Unnecessary risks taken with home-made cottage cheese: 1 (so far so good)
Soccer matches watched within thatched-roof homes: 1
Average radius smell of roadkill at 20 kmph: 15 feet
Hours in sleep coma after 100+ mile days: only 6 hours
Beach bonfires with interesting British blokes (and birds): 1
Average length of fisherman’s unbelieving smile with each gear showing: 4 minutes
Attempts at “making music” with harmonica: 1
Bottles of gas used to cook pasta and rice & bean dinners on campstove: 1.5
Average number of children poking at Bob & Surly at each rest stop: 4.5

Kids


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