Posted by: standing_baba | September 12, 2010

Week 68 Statistics

Stats

DATES: September 6th, 2010 – September 12th, 2010
START LOCATION: Blumenau, Brazil
END LOCATION: Florianopolis, Brazil

TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED: 103.15 miles (166 km)
DAYS ON BIKE: 1
AVERAGE DISTANCE PER DAY: 103.15 miles (166 km)
LONGEST DAY: 103.15 miles (166 km)
SHORTEST DAY: 103.15 miles (166 km)
TOTAL DISTANCE CYCLED TO DATE: 5,344.77 miles (8,435.57 km)

EXCHANGE RATE:

US $1 = 1.77 Reais

TOTAL MONEY SPENT: US $180.79
AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $25.83
MOST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $35.24
LEAST EXPENSIVE DAY: US $13.22
TOTAL MONEY SPENT TO DATE: US $8,447.51
TOTAL DAYS TRAVELING: 469
TRIP AVERAGE SPENT PER DAY: US $18.01

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: N/A
NIGHTS IN POLICE STATIONS: N/A
NIGHTS IN HOSTELS: N/A
NIGHTS IN HOTELS: N/A
NIGHTS IN OWN APARTMENT: 2

HIGHLIGHTS:

Lounge nights with Couchsurfing host DJing: 1
Shared meals: 10+
Name of long-distance cyclists met: Pedro
Pedro’s bike route: Florianopolis to Buenos Aires
Apartments for rent visited: 10
Number of apartments liveable: 4
Average rent price: US $283 per month
Country brothels seen: 9
Typical brothel surrounding scenery: farmland, forests, conservative neighbors & rural culture
Strangest sight: a huge Statue of Liberty replica outside a Florianopolis shopping mall
Strangest fact learned: it’s not uncommon for surfers to see lost penguins swimming beside them
Party invitations: 4
Overall impression of Floripa: a strange place, with lots of American culture that is colder than I thought, but also interesting in a I’ll-stay-awhile-to-get-a-feel-for-it kind of way


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