Malawi Stats & Expenses

Data November – December 2013

Ave Exchange Rate: £1.00 = MKW678

Driving and Fuel

Total Distance: 594 miles (950 km)

Driving Days: 11 days  (Ave 54miles/day or 86km/day)

Price of Diesel: MWK770/l  (£1.14/l)

Total Spent on Diesel: £95

Vehicle Maintenance: £15 (battery recharge)

Accommodation & Graze

Camping:  5 nights  (Camping Chintheche was lovely but expensive – US$15/night, normally camping is ave US$10/night)

Friends:  0 nights (ahhh no friends in Malawi…)

Backpacker Lodges:  3 nights (Chitimba £5.75 for a hut, Lukwe £7.43 for a hut & Mayoka £8.75 for a hut on the water)

Food (incl Eating Out, Groceries, Drinks, Roadside):  £85  (over 11 days – Ave £7.70/day)

Staying Connected

Airtel Airtime and Data Bundles: £15 (enough for almost 2 weeks)

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