Posted by: standing_baba | May 30, 2010

Week 52 Statistics

Stats

DATES: May 24th, 2010 – May 30th, 2010
START LOCATION: Campo Grande, Brazil
END LOCATION: Itagipe, Brazil

TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED: 313.80 miles (505.02 km)
DAYS ON BIKE: 6
AVERAGE DISTANCE PER DAY: 52.32 miles (84.2 km)
LONGEST DAY: 62.14 miles (100 km)
SHORTEST DAY: 47.85 miles (77 km)
TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED TO DATE: 3,859.06 miles (6,210.57 km)

EXCHANGE RATE:

US $1 = 1.85 Reais

TOTAL MONEY SPENT: US $99.84
AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $14.26
MOST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $27.03
LEAST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $8.35
TOTAL MONEY SPENT TO DATE: US $5,578.98
TOTAL DAYS TRAVELING: 364
TRIP AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $15.33

NIGHTS OF CAMPING: N/A
NIGHTS IN CASAS DE CICLISTAS: N/A
NIGHTS IN COUCHSURFERS’ HOMES: 1
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

HIGHLIGHTS:

Cows seen: 837,732
Sound of semi-truck passing: like the spaceships in Star Wars
Soccer games with street kids: 1
Blisters from playing barefoot: 4
Free meals from Brazilians: 8+
Interviews conducted and televised without my memory: 1
Brazilians who have called me the “famous guy on TV”: 10+
Texts received from American friend: 6
Slang words not understood in texts: 4
Quotes underlined in current book: every other page
Failed Skype conversations: 2
Rainy nights sleeping outside without tent: 1
Puppies in police station that housed me: 15
Most heard Brazilian phrase: “You’re brave man, brave.”


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