Posted by: standing_baba | March 7, 2010

Week 40 Statistics

Stats

DATES: March 1st, 2010 – March 7th, 2010
START LOCATION: Cusco, Peru
END LOCATION: Near Ayaviri, Peru

TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED: 131.62 miles (211.82 km)
DAYS ON BIKE: 3
AVERAGE DISTANCE PER DAY: 43.88 miles (70.61 km)
LONGEST DAY: 45.66 miles (73.46 km)
SHORTEST DAY: 42.87 miles (69 km)
MAXIMUM SPEED: 31.07 mph (50 kmph)
TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED TO DATE: 2,410.31 miles (3,879.01 km)

EXCHANGE RATE:

US $1 = 2.85 Nuevos Soles

TOTAL MONEY SPENT: US $101.58
AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $14.51
MOST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $42.11
LEAST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $0.00
TOTAL MONEY SPENT TO DATE: US $4,286.63
TOTAL DAYS TRAVELING: 280
TRIP AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $15.31

NIGHTS OF CAMPING: 1
NIGHTS IN COUCHSURFERS’ HOMES: 4
NIGHTS IN FRIENDS’ HOMES: N/A
NIGHTS IN STRANGERS’ HOMES: N/A
NIGHTS IN FIRESTATIONS: 1
NIGHTS IN POLICE STATIONS: N/A
NIGHTS IN HOSTELS: N/A
NIGHTS IN HOTELS: 1

HIGHLIGHTS:

Days since strenuous exercise (besides passive jogs on the beach): 75+
Pain after three days with fully-loaded bike: minimal
Bugs swallowed on windy highway stretch: 3
Bees swallowed: 1 (it felt fuzzy and wouldn’t gag up)
Kids’ questions answered: 241
Number of times I charged for my info by asking the kids to fill up my bottle with well water: 3
Pages into yoga philosophy book: 57
Estimated sheep jammed into back of pick-up: 25
RadioLab Podcasts listened to: 5
Encounters with people who only spoke Quecha: 8
Length of sign language conversation with Quecha-speaking woman: 2 minutes pure hand signs
Rainy days: ZERO
Hours slept after first day back on the bike: 14
Portuguese grammar book lessons completed: 0
Fire station river rescue classes attended: 1
Badly sung Peruvian national anthem ceremonies supported: 1
Mornings I wondered what is the purpose of this bike trip: 3
Evenings I fell in love again with the bike lifestyle in some random village surrounded by children with the sun setting over the open plains: 3


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