Posted by: standing_baba | November 8, 2009

Week 23 Statistics

Stats

DATES: November 2nd, 2009 – November 8th, 2009
START LOCATION: San Alejandro, Peru
END LOCATION: San Rafael, Peru

TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED: 229.74 miles (369.73 km)
AVERAGE DISTANCE PER DAY: 32.82 miles (52.82 km)
DAYS ON BIKE: 7
LONGEST DAY: 43.58 miles (70.13 km)
SHORTEST DAY: 10.31 miles (16.6 km)
MAXIMUM SPEED: 44.74 mph (72 kmph)
TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED TO DATE: 1,746.95 miles (2,811.44 km)

EXCHANGE RATE:

US $1 = 2.85 Soles

TOTAL MONEY SPENT: US $44.56
AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $6.37
MOST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $15.79
LEAST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $1.33
TOTAL MONEY SPENT TO DATE: US $2,633.67
TRIP AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $16.36

NIGHTS OF FREE CAMPING: 1
NIGHTS IN COUCHSURFERS’ HOMES: N/A
NIGHTS IN FRIENDS’ HOMES: N/A
NIGHTS IN STRANGERS’ HOMES: 5
NIGHTS IN FIRESTATIONS: N/A
NIGHTS IN POLICE STATIONS: 1
NIGHTS IN HOSTELS: N/A
NIGHTS IN HOTELS: N/A
MOST EXPENSIVE ACCOMMODATION: US $0
LEAST EXPENSIVE ACCOMMODATION: US $0

HIGHLIGHTS:

Evangelical potlucks (bread only) attended by default: 1
Hot chocolates drank by the time the ‘Amens’ began to fly: 3
Baths in natural springs: 2
Lightning storms that forced us to take shelter: 1 (a crack-boom black cloud overhead)
Bottles of water filled from thatched-roof run-off during wait: 6
Chupetes(popsicles) bought from vendors with styrofoam coolers: 10+ (US $.18 each)
Nights camping on former coca farmer’s roof: 1
Fresh milk products consumed in a roadside restaurant painted like a cow: 5
Movies watched with restaurant owner: 1
Mountain peaks on the horizon: one continuous dream-like rock
Kids taught to jump over one leg with their other: 7 (Education is important!)


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