Posted by: standing_baba | June 6, 2010

Week 53 Statistics

Stats

DATES: May 31st, 2010 – June 6th, 2010
START LOCATION: Itagipe, Brazil
END LOCATION: Belo Horizonte, Brazil

TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED: 243.58 miles (392 km)
DAYS ON BIKE: 4
AVERAGE DISTANCE PER DAY: 60.89 miles (98 km)
LONGEST DAY: 83.26 miles (134 km)
SHORTEST DAY: 42.25 miles (68 km)
TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED TO DATE: 4,102.65 miles (6,602.57 km)

EXCHANGE RATE:

US $1 = 1.85 Reais

TOTAL MONEY SPENT: US $81.08
AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $11.58
MOST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $34.12
LEAST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $3.11
TOTAL MONEY SPENT TO DATE: US $5,660.06
TOTAL DAYS TRAVELING: 371
TRIP AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $15.26

NIGHTS OF CAMPING: N/A
NIGHTS IN CASAS DE CICLISTAS: N/A
NIGHTS IN COUCHSURFERS’ HOMES: 4
NIGHTS IN FRIENDS’ HOMES: N/A
NIGHTS IN STRANGERS’ HOMES: 2
NIGHTS IN FIRESTATIONS: N/A
NIGHTS IN POLICE STATIONS: 1
NIGHTS IN HOSTELS: N/A
NIGHTS IN HOTELS: N/A

HIGHLIGHTS:

Hug-and-beer reunions with good friend: 1
Length of unplanned city bike tour (I got lost): 1.5 hours
Most awe-inspiring item when camping in family’s front yard: inflatable bed
Runner-up piece of gear that impressed the kindergarten girls: campstove (“Blue flames!”)
Close calls with reckless truckdrivers on busy highway: 2
Hitched rides out of shoulder-less highway hell: 1
Roadside reading/nap sessions in the countryside: 3
Quotes noted from current book: every other page
Age of daughters in apartment where I’m staying in Belo Horizonte: 4 & 8
The way our lunchtime conversations make me feel: young again
Perfect evenings conversing around outdoor sidewalk tables: every night
Drink of choice during these talks: Brahma beer (1 liter, bem gelada)
Brazilian movie nights: 3
American movie outings at theater: 1
English greetings from employees of my go-to cornerstore: “Good Morning” (usually its evening) and “Mr. Cyclist!”
That loving feeling: 24/7


Responses

  1. I enjoy reading your high spirited posts.


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