Posted by: standing_baba | August 22, 2010

Week 65 Statistics

Stats

DATES: August 16th, 2010 – August 22nd, 2010
START LOCATION: Caraguatuba, Brazil
END LOCATION: Sao Paulo, Brazil

TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED: 121.17 miles (195 km)
DAYS ON BIKE: 2
AVERAGE DISTANCE PER DAY: 60.58 miles (97.5 km)
LONGEST DAY: 74.56 miles (120 km)
SHORTEST DAY: 46.60 miles (75 km)
TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED TO DATE: 4,830.27 miles (7,773.57 km)

EXCHANGE RATE:

US $1 = 1.77 Reais

TOTAL MONEY SPENT: US $175.75
AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $24.54
MOST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $61.02
LEAST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $15.82
TOTAL MONEY SPENT TO DATE: US $7,959.38
TOTAL DAYS TRAVELING: 448
TRIP AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $17.77

NIGHTS OF CAMPING: N/A
NIGHTS IN CASAS DE CICLISTAS: N/A
NIGHTS IN COUCHSURFERS’ HOMES: 5
NIGHTS IN FRIENDS’ HOMES: N/A
NIGHTS IN STRANGERS’ HOMES: N/A
NIGHTS IN FIRESTATIONS: 2
NIGHTS IN POLICE STATIONS: N/A
NIGHTS IN HOSTELS: N/A
NIGHTS IN HOTELS: N/A

HIGHLIGHTS:

Museums visited: 5
Festivals attended: 2 (film & jazz)
Different short film nationalities at festival: 30+
Sao Paulo’s nickname: Sampa
Park days with live samba music: 2
Average number of people in Couchsurfers home at any given moment: 5
Brothels on most popular bar street: 10+
Length of city walking tour: 4 hours
Percentage of Japanese language signs in Liberdade neighborhood: 50%
Number of kilometers of Sao Paulo’s bumper-to-bumper traffic every weekday: 150
Helicopters in sky anytime you look up: 11
Rooftop heliports counted from view atop skyscraper: 8
Daytime prostitutes who approached me in train station: 2
E-mails sent to Costa Rican bike lane organizer offering to translate their website into English: 1
Responses from said Tico: 0
Strange Brits met who may be fugitives: 1
Friendly Germans met who will likely visit me in southern Brazil: 1
What do I think about Sao Paulo?: undecided, blog post to follow


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