Posted by: standing_baba | August 8, 2010

Week 63 Statistics

Stats

DATES: August 2nd, 2010 – August 8th, 2010
START LOCATION: Paraty, Brazil
END LOCATION: Paraty, Brazil

TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED: N/A
DAYS ON BIKE: N/A
AVERAGE DISTANCE PER DAY: N/A
LONGEST DAY: N/A
SHORTEST DAY: N/A
TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED TO DATE: 4,619 miles (7,433.57 km)

EXCHANGE RATE:

US $1 = 1.77 Reais

TOTAL MONEY SPENT: US $197.74
AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $28.25
MOST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $35.23
LEAST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $0.00
TOTAL MONEY SPENT TO DATE: US $7,605.10
TOTAL DAYS TRAVELING: 434
TRIP AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $17.52

NIGHTS OF CAMPING: 5
NIGHTS IN CASAS DE CICLISTAS: N/A
NIGHTS IN COUCHSURFERS’ HOMES: 1
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: 1
NIGHTS IN HOTELS: N/A

HIGHLIGHTS:

Name of city-wide festival: F.L.I.P.
Meaning?: Paraty’s International Literary Festival
Number of talks, round-tables, and discussions attended: 8
Favorite speaker: Isabel Allende
People from Sao Paulo met: 10+
Departing gift from paulista tent neighbor: Brazilian film magazine
Costume (Fantasy) Rave Parties danced at: 1
Boats floated upon: 5
Books bought: The Bicycle Diaries in Portuguese
Kiwi travelers met that looked like The Dude: 1
Beers consumed on the beach with French & Spanish capoeristas: 3
Item left in hostel when running to catch boat: MSR Quickdry towel
Physical state when I realized this tragic lost had occurred: soaking wet, shivering in a campground bathroom
Percentage of Ilha Grande hiked: a microscopic portion
Faithful dogs that slept outside tent during rainy night on lonely beach: 3
Mexican surfers who braved the elements: 2
First thing they said upon exiting the water: “Wish we had wetsuits.”
Cobblestones that pave downtown Paraty: 125,392
On a scale of one to ten, one being pushing a rock uphill for all eternity and ten being drifting on cotton-candy clouds, how much easier it was to coast down from my CS host’s mountain home than arrive to it: eleven


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