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999 Days Around Africa: The Road Chose Me
|Total kilometers:||64,517||(Approx. 40000 mi.)|
|Number of days:||667|
|Kilometers per day:||97||(Approx. 60 mi. / day)|
|Number of countries||17||*I didn’t drive the Jeep to Uruguay|
|Number of ferries:||10||Estimated|
|Number of attempted bribes:||More than 40||Estimated|
|Number of bribes paid||1||I paid $5 USD in Nicaragua|
|Number of bandits encountered||0|
|Number of robberies||2||My guitar was stolen in Mexico, and the Jeep was broken into in Argentina (which I have not written about yet…)|
|Gas Used||8000 Liters (2100 Gal.)||Estimated from calculated usage of 12.32 L/100km|
|Kilometers on tires||77,700km (49000 mi.)||Dunlop Radial Rover Rv XT’s bought months before leaving|
|Number of flat tires||14||Estimated because I lost count somewhere in Peru.They were all nails/steel/something stuck in the tires|
|Number of breakdowns||0 (yep! ZERO)|
|Highest Elevation||4900 meters||(Approx. 16000 ft.) Rob had a GPS that day in Bolivia|
|Weight loss:||about 12kg||(Approx. 27lbs.)|
|Nights slept in tent:||about 75% of the time or 500 nights|
Feel free to ask for clarifications or more stuff.
(Costs are coming in another post)
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