Posted by: standing_baba | March 14, 2010

Week 41 Statistics

Stats

DATES: March 8th, 2010 – March 14th, 2010
START LOCATION: Near Ayaviri, Peru
END LOCATION: Isla del Sol, Bolivia

TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED: 201.69 miles (324.59 km)
DAYS ON BIKE: 4
AVERAGE DISTANCE PER DAY: 50.42 miles (81.15 km)
LONGEST DAY: 61 miles (98.17 km)
SHORTEST DAY: 41.09 miles (66.13 km)
MAXIMUM SPEED: 38.15 mph (61.4 kmph)
TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED TO DATE: 2,612 miles (4,203.6 km)

EXCHANGE RATE:

US $1 = 2.85 Nuevos Soles
US $1 = 7 Bolivianos

TOTAL MONEY SPENT: US $215.66
AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $30.81
MOST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $155.35 (Bolivian visa day)
LEAST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $3.86
TOTAL MONEY SPENT TO DATE: US $4,502.29
TOTAL DAYS TRAVELING: 287
TRIP AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $15.69

NIGHTS OF CAMPING: 3
NIGHTS IN COUCHSURFERS’ HOMES: N/A
NIGHTS IN FRIENDS’ HOMES: N/A
NIGHTS IN STRANGERS’ HOMES: N/A
NIGHTS IN FIRESTATIONS: N/A
NIGHTS IN POLICE STATIONS: N/A
NIGHTS IN HOSTELS: 4
NIGHTS IN HOTELS: N/A

HIGHLIGHTS:

Aymara words learned and remembered: 3
Encounters with the same Brazilians in Copacabana: 8
Visits to expensive cafe to speak to interesting Argentine waitress: 4
Average price of soup with rice/meat/vegetable lunch in Bolivia: US $1.43
Long-distance cyclists met: 6
Visits to the Bolivian Consulate before visa was in passport: 5+
Cost of Bolivian visa: US $135
Fresh milk (from the cow) with quinua (from the farm) home-warming dishes received: 1
Poems written: 2
Memorable nights with Uruguayan/Argentine travelers on an island without electricity: 1
Pounds of panela consumed by candle light: 2.2
Documentaries watched: 2
Spontaneous jazz sessions with modern day hippies on the shores of Lake Titicaca: 1
Average price of low-end hotel room in Bolivia: US $1.43
Boat trips in Lake Titicaca: 3
Suicidal caterpillars inching into the roadway: thousands
Fuzzy inchworms Bob & Surly mercifully avoided: thousands less about 15
Drunk’s words upon telling him 3pm was a bit early: “I have problems.”


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