Posted by: standing_baba | August 2, 2009

Week 9 Statistics

Stats

DATES: July 27th, 2009 – August 2nd, 2009
START LOCATION: Bogota, Colombia
END LOCATION: Manizales, Colombia

TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED: N/A
AVERAGE DISTANCE PER DAY: N/A
DAYS ON BIKE: N/A
LONGEST DAY: N/A
SHORTEST DAY: N/A
MAXIMUM SPEED: N/A
TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED TO DATE: 687.77 miles (1,106.86 km)

EXCHANGE RATE:

US $1 = $2,038 Colombian Pesos

TOTAL MONEY SPENT: US $203.23
AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $29.03
MOST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $77.04
LEAST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $6.14
TOTAL MONEY SPENT TO DATE: US $1,442.10
TRIP AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $22.89

NIGHTS WITH COUCHSURFING HOSTS: N/A
NIGHTS OF FREE CAMPING: N/A
NIGHTS IN FRIENDS’ HOMES: 4
NIGHTS IN HOSTELS: 3
NIGHTS IN HOTELS: N/A
MOST EXPENSIVE ACCOMMODATION: US $5.82
LEAST EXPENSIVE ACCOMMODATION: US $0.00

HIGHLIGHTS:

Most horrible overnight bus rides of my life: 1
Reunions with good friend: 1
Coffees drank at outdoor Juan Valdez cafe: 5
Night bike rides en masse through Manizales: 1
Participants on night ride: 200+
Average age of participant: 17 wreckless years
Horses paraded through downtown during Medellin’s Feria de las Flores: hundreds
Nationalities met in hostal: 11
Canadians drugged by girl met on a street corner: 1
Hours Canadian slurred speech and saw double: 72
Reservations lost by hostal during impossibly busy city-wide festival weekend: 1
Miles jogged: 3
Hours of interesting conversation in English: countless
American/Colombian dinner parties with beautiful views: 1
Suspect stomach ulcers after three day binge: 3
Horseback rides through the greenest of countrysides: 1
Nights slept in backyard hammock: 2
Free meals cooked by friend’s host-mother: 10!
Books finished: 1 (Freakonomics)
Colombian movies watched: 1 (Soñar no cuesta nada—excellent!)
Cellphone cost: US $40.00
New cellphone number: contact me for the digits


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