Posted by: standing_baba | August 29, 2010

Week 66 Statistics

Stats

DATES: August 23rd, 2010 – August 29th, 2010
START LOCATION: Sao Paulo, Brazil
END LOCATION: Curitiba, Brazil

TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED: 262.22 miles (422 km)
DAYS ON BIKE: 3
AVERAGE DISTANCE PER DAY: 87.41 miles (140.67 km)
LONGEST DAY: 100.66 miles (162 km)
SHORTEST DAY: 71.46 miles (115 km)
TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED TO DATE: 5,092.49 miles (8,195.57 km)

EXCHANGE RATE:

US $1 = 1.77 Reais

TOTAL MONEY SPENT: US $141.24
AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $20.18
MOST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $35.03
LEAST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $7.34
TOTAL MONEY SPENT TO DATE: US $8,100.62
TOTAL DAYS TRAVELING: 455
TRIP AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $17.80

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: 1
NIGHTS IN FIRESTATIONS: 1
NIGHTS IN POLICE STATIONS: 1
NIGHTS IN HOSTELS: N/A
NIGHTS IN HOTELS: N/A

HIGHLIGHTS:

One hundred mile days: 1
Average liters of water drank per day: 6
Semi-truck bumper hitches up mountains: 7
Number of truckers who waved goodbye at top: 7
Mornings sunning on rooftop pool: 1
Level of cultural shock upon seeing Germanic Brazilians everywhere: 7 of 10
Am I missing the black Brazilian influence?: yes
Couchsurfers at weekly meet-up: 25
Parks visited in Curitiba: all the major ones
Country woman’s repeated reference to the Portuguese language: “I speak Brazilian”
Circus performers asked to camp near their tents: 3
Big bossmen present who could approve my camping: 0
Meals with military police in station: 2
Fascinating podcast: Stuff You Should Know: How does Christmas work?
City kilometers completed in Curitiba: 49.22
Number of Critical Mass participants: 90ish
Days stranger said it took to bike to Iguazu Falls: 3
Stranger’s average kilometers per day: 233
Verdict: big fat liar


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