Where are We?

Our location as of 10/2/2012

Madison, WI, USA
Last updated 10/2/2012
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Trip Recap: Statistics

General

  • Countries we visited: 26
  • Continents visited: 3
  • Days on the road: 399
  • Distance traveled: 45,534 miles (1.8 times the circumference of Earth)
    • Distance traveled by airplane: 23,100 miles
    • Distance traveled over land/water: 22,434 miles
  • Hours traveling over land/water: 844 (35 days)
  • Hours in the air: 50
  • UNESCO World Heritage sites visited: 53
  • Places we stayed: 167
  • City we stayed in the longest: Bangkok (11 days)
  • Time zone changes: 19
  • Currencies used: 19
  • Olympic host cities we visited: 12
  • Where we stayedNights we stayed in:
    • Hostel dorm rooms: 103 (26%)
    • Hostel private rooms: 76 (19%)
    • Hotel rooms: 74 (19%)
    • Guesthouses: 58 (15%)
    • CouchSurfing: 7 (2%)
    • Airbnb: 23 (6%)
    • Tents, park huts, or gers: 23 (6%)
    • On a boat: 8 (2%)
    • On a train: 11 (3%)
    • On a bus: 4 (1%)
    • On a plane: 2 (1%)
    • In a home: 6 (2%)

The Blog

  • Blog Posts: 113
  • Comments: 201
  • Words: 75,010 (664 words per post)
  • Google Analytics stats:
    • Page views: 14,564
    • Visits: 6,747
    • Unique visitors: 2,156

Transportation

  • Flights taken: 14
  • Distance Brad drove: 4,032 miles
  • Countries that drive on the left: 10; on the right: 16
  • Overnight trains, planes, buses, and ferries: 21
  • Cities we used subway systems in: 24
  • Way we entered the countries: by air: 8; by water: 4; by land: 15

Activities

  • Scuba Diving
    • Dives completed: 27
    • Total underwater time: 19 hours 55 minutes
    • Maximum depth: 97 feet
  • Geocaching
    • Caches found: 85
    • Countries we found caches in: 22
  • Movies we saw in theatres: 3
  • Sports games we went to: 3 (Rugby in New Zealand, Baseball in S. Korea and Japan)
  • Books Brad read on the trip: 54, for 20,615 pages (list)

Photography

  • Photos taken: 18,572
  • Photos uploaded to SmugMug: 4,372, 24% of all photos taken

Expenses

Cost per category:

  • Transportation: 31.1%
  • Lodging: 21.5%
  • Food, non-alcoholic drink: 14.8%
  • Activities and admission fees: 8.6%
  • Gear and pre-trip expenses: 6.7%
  • Scuba diving: 5.3%
  • Alcohol: 4.2%
  • Visas: 2%
  • Internet access and this website: 1.2%
  • Miscellaneous (toiletries, laundry, haircuts, souvenirs, etc.): 4.6%

Most Expensive Countries:

  1. Australia [34]*
  2. Japan [37]
  3. Netherlands [38]
  4. New Zealand [43]
  5. Germany [43]

Least Expensive Countries:

  1. Malaysia [112]*
  2. Czech Republic [112]
  3. Indonesia [127]
  4. Vietnam [131]
  5. Cambodia [132]

* Indicates the number of weeks we could have stayed in only that country on our original budget if we hadn’t traveled anywhere else.

5 comments to Trip Recap: Statistics

  • Shirley

    I’m so sad that its over! Maybe you guys can keep sending blog posts about every day life since we’re all used to seeing you in our in-boxes??? Glad you’re home!

  • BETSY

    Great idea Shirley! We’ll call it “At Home With Llama & Goose”… I see potential for a new reality TV show!!! Great job you two at all your blogs, photos, and so glad you are home safe! You truly had a once in a lifetime opportunity and took advantage of it to the fullest! Thanks for taking us all along for the fantastic trip around the world!
    Love you guys!

    B

  • Layni

    I’m glad you’ve had the experience and are home safe, but I agree that I’ll miss reading of your adventures and seeing your wonderful photos. Thanks so much for sharing the adventure!

  • Char

    Thanks so much for taking us along on this trip of a lifetime.I saw and learned about so many places I’ve only heard or read about and will never see except through your blogs and pictures.I will miss my weekly “trip”. Glad you are back safely. Hope to see you next summer.
    Char

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