Posted by: standing_baba | April 11, 2010

Week 45 Statistics

Stats

DATES: April 5th, 2010 – April 11th, 2010
START LOCATION: Caquata, Bolivia
END LOCATION: Quillacollo, Bolivia

TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED: 73.46 miles (118.23 km)
DAYS ON BIKE: 4
AVERAGE DISTANCE PER DAY: 18.37 miles (29.56 km)
LONGEST DAY: 24.85 miles (40 km)
SHORTEST DAY: 14.43 miles (23.23 km)
TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED TO DATE: 2,957.30 miles (4,759.31 km)

EXCHANGE RATE:

US $1 = 7 Bolivianos

TOTAL MONEY SPENT: US $39.57
AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $5.65
MOST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $12.23
LEAST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $0.00
TOTAL MONEY SPENT TO DATE: US $4,770.05
TOTAL DAYS TRAVELING: 315
TRIP AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $15.14

NIGHTS OF CAMPING: 6
NIGHTS IN CASAS DE CICLISTAS: N/A
NIGHTS IN COUCHSURFERS’ HOMES: N/A
NIGHTS IN FRIENDS’ HOMES: N/A
NIGHTS IN STRANGERS’ HOMES: 2
NIGHTS IN FIRESTATIONS: N/A
NIGHTS IN POLICE STATIONS: N/A
NIGHTS IN HOSTELS: N/A
NIGHTS IN HOTELS: N/A

HIGHLIGHTS:

Average daily hours pushing bike uphill: 2.5
Bread rolls baked with family: 200+
Nights slept under stars without tent: 1
Surprise midnight rains without tent: 1
Villages visited not listed on map: 20+
Times I thought myself in the 17th century: constantly
Most difficult stretch in South America to-date: Coroico to Quillacollo
Hours without water: 20
Days eating nothing but crackers: 2
Flat tires: 1
Families met with connections to Italy: 3
Locals’ main profession: sheepherder
Rivers crossed with water up to chest: 1, four times
Broken chains: 1
Products at local “stores”: Bolivian sodas, crackers, and soap
Nationwide elections witnessed: 1
Drunks lining town plazas on their only day off in months: 153


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