Posted by: standing_baba | July 26, 2009

Week 8 Statistics

Stats

DATES: July 20th, 2009 – July 26th, 2009
START LOCATION: Chinquinquira, Colombia
END LOCATION: Bogota, Colombia

TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED: 18.64 miles (30 kms)
AVERAGE DISTANCE PER DAY: 9.32 miles (15 kms)
DAYS ON BIKE: 2
LONGEST DAY: 10.2 miles (16.42 kms)
SHORTEST DAY: 8.44 miles (13.58 kms)
MAXIMUM SPEED: 30 mph (48.28 kmph)
TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED TO DATE: 687.77 miles (1,106.86 km)

EXCHANGE RATE:

US $1 = $2,038 Colombian Pesos

TOTAL MONEY SPENT: US $165.06
AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $23.58
MOST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $63.50
LEAST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $4.86
TOTAL MONEY SPENT TO DATE: US $1,238.87
TRIP AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $22.12

NIGHTS WITH COUCHSURFING HOSTS: N/A
NIGHTS OF FREE CAMPING: N/A
NIGHTS IN FRIENDSĀ“ HOMES: 7
NIGHTS IN HOSTELS: N/A
NIGHTS IN HOTELS: N/A
MOST EXPENSIVE ACCOMMODATION: N/A
LEAST EXPENSIVE ACCOMMODATION: N/A

HIGHLIGHTS:

Books purchased on Amazon.com: 2
Maximum depth of Salt Cathedral visited: 180 meters
Rainy-stay-in-apartment-days: 2
Meals cooked over an actual stove: the majority
Hours at incredible restaurant/bar Andres Carne de Res outside of Bogota: 7 hours
Breakdancing performances witnessed: 6
Money stupidly dropped after visiting ATM (not counted in above stats): US $150
Ecuadorians interested in purchasing imported iPods: 8 (a business venture, details later)
Museums visited: 2
Bass-bumping headphones arriving via Ecuador: 1 (V-Moda—highly recommended)
Outdoor health food & yoga expositions attended: 1
Length of uneasy feeling as I left Surly chained outside but within view: entire exposition
Cheapest three-course lunch: US $1.23
Being on a first-name basis with apartment doorman: priceless


Responses

  1. Trevor –

    I’ve been checking in on you and your site every once in while. Very proud of you and your adventure. Good luck with all that you do down there.

    Tom Pille – Andy’s Friend from School


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