Posted by: standing_baba | August 23, 2009

Week 12 Statistics

Stats

DATES: August 17th, 2009 – August 23rd, 2009
START LOCATION: Neiva, Colombia
END LOCATION: San Agustin, Colombia

TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED: 122.97 miles (197.90 km)
AVERAGE DISTANCE PER DAY: 61.49 miles (98.95 km)
DAYS ON BIKE: 2
LONGEST DAY: 73.94 miles (119 km)
SHORTEST DAY: 49.03 miles (78.90 km)
MAXIMUM SPEED: 34.31 mph (55.21 kmph)
TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED TO DATE: 1,003.15 miles (1,614.62 km)

EXCHANGE RATE:

US $1 = $2,038 Colombian Pesos

TOTAL MONEY SPENT: US $98.59
AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $14.08
MOST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $28.46
LEAST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $0.00
TOTAL MONEY SPENT TO DATE: US $1,835.55
TRIP AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $21.85

NIGHTS OF FREE CAMPING: N/A
NIGHTS IN COUCHSURFERS’ HOMES: N/A
NIGHTS IN FRIENDS’ HOMES: N/A
NIGHTS IN STRANGERS’ HOMES: 2
NIGHTS IN CASAS DE CICLISTAS: 5
NIGHTS IN HOSTELS: N/A
NIGHTS IN HOTELS: N/A
MOST EXPENSIVE ACCOMMODATION: US $0.00
LEAST EXPENSIVE ACCOMMODATION: US $0.00

HIGHLIGHTS:

Egyptian Pharoh-era statues seen: many
Home-cooked meals eaten: lots
German words learned: few
Gratitude to two Germans making bike history: unmeasurable
Recipe inventions that will never again see a dinner table: 1
Heart-rate increase when chased by relentless street mutts on an incline: 22%
Fried cow lungs (fritanga) consumed: 2,500 pesos worth
Long-distance bikers met roadside: 2 Catalans
Sandals eaten by dogs: 1
Scary tropical diseases learned about that would have been better left unlearned: 8
Casa de Ciclista paradises visited: 1 (La Finca Campesina)
Nights bar-hopping with Belgiums: 1


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