Final Trip by the Numbers

  • Days on the road – 161
  • Countries visited – 9 (if you include 5 hours in Brazil)
  • Times became violently ill – two and a half (once in northern Chile, once in Bolivia, and something weird for a few hours in southern Peru)
  • Days lost due to sickness – half (hiking cut short in Bolivia due to bowel issues)
  • Times an animal pooped on us – three (two birds, one snake)
  • Number of embassy/consulate visits – seven
  • “Work days” planned – 23 (once per week)
  • Work days in reality – maybe 7?
  • Hiking days – 17
  • Days spent on a night bus – 12
  • Total travel time – 374 hours
  • Travel time in days – 15.6
  • Miles covered – 12,472
  • Total pictures & videos taken – 5,106
  • Average of photos/video per day – 31.7
  • Combined weight loss – 9 pounds
  • Biking attempts – 3 (two in Chile, one in Colombia)
  • Moto rides – only 1 somehow
  • Horse rides – also only 1
  • Haircuts – 4 (all Omar)
  • Times crossed in and out of Argentina – 8
  • New animals eaten – 4 (vicuna, llama, guanaco, guinea pig)
  • Iguanas who tried to fight me – two point seven
  • Iguanas who won a fight with me – 3
  • Times arrested – somehow zero
  • Total blog posts – twenty-two
  • Total blog views – negative seventeen (with many demanding their money back)
  • Costs per country
    • Most expensive country: Chile
    • Cheapest countries: All but the southern cone basically
    • Most deceivingly cheap country that is really expensive: Ecuador (if you wind including the costs of the Amazon & Galapagos – or the ‘honeymoon’ period as I justified to our financial advisor, which is also me)
    • Most deceivingly expensive country that is really cheap: Argentina – the generally tolerated black market exchange rate is your friend.

Graph of Costs

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Final Route

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One comment on “Final Trip by the Numbers

  1. M goldfarb says:

    I can’t believe it’s over — so what’s next? I think you guys worked too much on this trip !!!!
    Love you guys

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