Stats and Helpful Info

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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