Stats and Helpful Info


The following are some stats as well as some info that might be helpful to future travelers:


(Please note that the prices are relevant at the time that we traveled and should therefore be adjusted. The cost of the accommodation does not include some “freebies” like staying at friends or bushcamping, and the amount reflected is per couple per night)


Country :                  Angola


Dates:                        6th May to 22nd May 2008


Exchange rate:       R1 = 7.5 Kwanzas


Number of Nights: 16


Distance traveled:  2 493 km


Average distance per day:  156km


Cost of Diesel:        R4.35 per litre (no jokes!!)


Average fuel consumption:   7.2km/litre


Diesel used:  346litres


Worst Road/s:   Moimba to Pediva (Average speed 19 kms per hour)


Best Road/s:           Leba Pass and the road from Namibe to Lubango

                                    From Benguela to Luanda

                                    AND THAT IS IT !!!


Favourite new destination:  Benguela


Average cost of accommodation:  R958 for room only !!!!


Number of Bushcamps:   10 !!!


Cheapest Acommodation:   Camping  Flamingo Lodge R310 per site per night


Most enjoyable:      First Bushcamp


Average cost per day:  R618