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 :  Gabon

 

Dates:16-18 June

 

Exchange rate:R1 to 50 CFAs

 

Number of Nights:  three

 

Distance traveled:  1 250km

 

Average distance per day:  565km

 

Cost of Diesel:   R9.40 per litre

 

Average fuel consumption:   7.23 km per litre

 

Diesel used:  173 litres

 

Worst Road/s:  Lope to Njoli

 

Best Road/s:    north of Njoli (past the bridge) to Oyem

 

Favourite new destination:  Lope

 

Average cost of accommodation:   R600 per night

 

Number of Bushcamps:  one

 

Cheapest Acommodation:   Oyem (Hotel M’Vet Palace  - R400 per night)

 

Most enjoyable:  Hotel Lope