2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

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Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 9,000 times in 2010. That’s about 22 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 79 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 119 posts. There were 200 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 683mb. That’s about 4 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was March 16th with 245 views. The most popular post that day was “We few, we happy few, we band of brothers”.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were climbmountkilimanjaro.com, facebook.com, avforums.com, tripadvisor.co.uk, and greatbritishbikeride.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for oktoberfest, oktoberfest 2010, oktoberfest beer, to kilimanjaro & beyond chris powell, and chris powell kilimanjaro.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


“We few, we happy few, we band of brothers” March 2010


Cycling, Oktoberfest and The Zugspitze! June 2010


Me! August 2009


The mountain – the summit! 28/02/2010 – 01/03/2010 March 2010


I bought a bike at last! April 2010
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