Dong Ba 2003 Expedition Accounts

Accounts:

Summary of Accounts (in UKP unless stated otherwise)

Income (UKP)
Grants  
Ghar Parau Foundation 800.00
China Caves Project 558.53
Subtotal 1358.53
Personal contributions 6724.69
TOTAL 8083.22
 
Expenditure
Equipment expenditure (in UKP)
Gear  
Bosch hammer drill 160.00
800m 9mm static rope 544.00
40 Petzl hangers 79.60
Rigging equipment 104.33
Clinometer 58.00
Maintenance 25.72
Miscellaneous 114.26
Subtotal 1085.90
TOTAL 1085.90
 
Kitty expenditure (in RMB)
Food, drinks, etc (surface) 6795
Food, drinks, etc (underground) 5734
Accommodation 508
Excess baggage, porters 490
Inter-town transport in China 2198
Local transport 616
Supplies (camping) 468
Supplies (other) 454
Miscellaneous 419
Total (RMB) 17681 RMB (1316.52 UKP)
per person 2210 RMB (164.57 UKP)
per man day 66 RMB (4.89 UKP)
 
Personal expenditure (in UKP)
Flights 2571.65
Inter-town transport in China 2198.00
Personal meals 50.00
Personal gear 186.92
Insurance 373.00
Visas 301.22
TOTAL 5680.79
  
Summary of expenditure (UKP)
Equipment expenditure 1085.90
Kitty expenditure 1316.52
Personal expenditure 5680.79
TOTAL 8083.22
  
Summary (UKP)
Total expedition income 8083.22
Total expenditure 8083.22
Surplus 0.00

Detailed accounts

Equipment
16.75 Basecamp - 5 duvets
4.65 Camp - fake nalgene bottles
0.19 Camp - trowel
10.05 Camp - underground stove
160.00 Drill - Bosch GBH 24VRE drill
26.73 Drill - lead acid drill battery (but not the charger!)
25.98 Electric - battery chargers
0.57 Maintenance - wire strippers
2.23 Maintenance - green bag repairs
0.82 Maintenance - hacksaw
1.79 Maintenance - lighter fluid, knife switches, plane, file
6.70 Maintenance - red spray paint
1.39 Maintenance - screw drivers, soldering iron
1.66 Maintenance - trolley wheel and bus fare
7.00 Maintenance - trolley wheels and pliers
1.98 Maintenance - washing duvets, repairing CCP bags
1.58 Maintenance - welding trolley wheels
10.00 Miscellaneous - collecting rope
5.00 Photography - bulb firers
32.24 Rigging - 104 throughbolts at 31p each
40.00 Rigging - 10 x locking krabs
2.07 Rigging - 3 short 8mm drill bits
79.60 Rigging - 40 x hangers
544.00 Rigging - 800m 9mm Lanex rope
4.59 Rigging - 9 spits at 51p each
5.15 Rigging - hs drill bits
20.28 Rigging - rope protectors (14@13.3, 7@12.3)
14.89 Survey - 2 x survey tapes
58 Survey - clino
   
Food, drinks, etc. (surface) (RMB)
10 Beer in Guilin
11.5 Water in Guilin
12.5 Water in Liuzhou
17.5 Beer in Liuzhou
6 Noodles and snails
7.5 Beer
24 coke and nasty tea
8 water
75 lunch
14 beer and water
20 dinner
10 water
12 lunch
7 lunch
17.5 pepsi
25 Kebabs in Wulong
148 Dinner in Wulong
7.5 beer
12 beer
34 lunch
10 beer
28 meal
5 coke
12 b/fast
5 drinks
4 lunch
6 drinks
16 breakfast
0.5 breakfast
120 meal
10 meal
12 breakfast
120 Jamesons
392.3 Food at Carrefour
24 Water
16.5 Soy Milk
24 Water
325 washing, beer, one week food
45 meal
45 meal
47 meal, two lighters
70 Vodka
647 food, beer, electric, washing
28 Oranges and pomello
35 Hot pot
45 meal
25 meal
160 coffee
15 fruit
8 fruit
1464 food, beer, water, rent, electric
45 lunch
40 meal
85 meal
100 Advance for food
25 restaurant meal
6 baozi
36 meal
285 food
29 meal
50 lunch and dinner
45 Hot pot
25 Lunch
47 Lunch
6.5 Breakfast
25 Lunch
45 Dinner
810 Food, beer and water
699 food, water and beer
5 breakfast
28 dinner
27 Lunch
50.5 Breakfasts+drinks
18 Lunch
5 Breakfast
14.6 bogroll+breakfast
   
Food, drinks, etc. (underground)
93.6 snickers
200 cup-a-soups
402 mashed potato
200 compressed biscuits
3757 meals and soup
267 Dried tofu, bogroll, noodles, etc
96 Breakfast cereal
10 Chicken powder
21 raisins
16 peanuts
206 Snickers
221 snickers
222 condensed milk
17.5 noodles
18.7 seasoning
8.2 Breakfast cereal
-22.4 7 snickers bars bought
   
Accommodation (RMB)
50 Accommodation in Wulong
50 hotel
12 room in Wenfu
6 room in Wenfu
300 rent
50 accommodation
40 hotel
   
Inter-town transport in China (RMB)
145 train Guilin-Liuzhou
340 train Liuzhou-Chongqing
402 train Liuzhou-Chongqing, sleeper upgrade
325 bus Chongqing-Wulong
127 bus Chongqing - Wulong
260 bus Wulong-Chongqing
272 train Chongqing-Liuzhou
327 sleeper upgrade
   
Local transport (RMB)
30 Airport bus
10 taxi
1 taxi
15 breadvan
50 bus to Jiang Kou
20 bus to Furong Dong
50 taxi home
10 taxi home
40 bus
16 Taxi in Guilin
20 Taxi in Guilin
5 Taxi in Guilin
5 Taxi in Guilin
20 Van across Chongqing
9 van across Wulong
5 van across Wulong
20 Van across Chongqing
9 van across Wulong
5 van across Wulong
20 Van across Chongqing
9 van across Wulong
5 van across Wulong
6 taxi back to Huibang
5 three wheeled cart
3 three wheeled cart
32 van across Chongqing
42 3 taxis at 14
12 taxi back to train station
82 trip to hydro station
60 bus fares to Wulong
   
Equipment shipping, excess baggage, porters (RMB)
20 Porter
20 Porter
100 Excess baggage Chongqing-Wulong
90 Excess baggage TX- Wulong
100 Excess baggage
110 Bribe (meal) in lieu of excess baggage
50 Portering bags from Dong Ba
   
Supplies (camping) (RMB)
360 camping gaz
10.5 candles and lighter
5.2 spoons
92 Ziplock bags
   
Supplies (other) (RMB)
27 stationary
7.8 Marker pens
125 blank CDRs
8 flagging
91.6 batteries for bulb firers
18 Alcohol for specimins
15 nail varnish
3 Lock
18 Nails, Lock, Bulb, Wire
12.5 shoelaces, water collection bag, candles, lighters
8.5 locks
3 pens
4.2 foil
15 lighter fuel
6 bin bags
18 logbook
16 clipboards
18 A4 paper
5 wire
10 wire, coat hangers, string
3 washing powder
11 lock and mugs
10 bog roll
   
Miscellaneous (RMB)
30 Phone calls for Brian
25 10% of Brian unused SZ-Guilin ticket
2 phonecall
45 Internet
17 phone calls for Duncan mobile
300 phone bill (estimate)
   
Flights
565.00 London-Hong Kong (Swiss)
735.00 Edinburgh-Hong Kong (Turkish Air)
550.00 Manchester-Hong Kong (Emirates)
407.25 Moscow-Shanghai (Aeroflot)
180.00 Chongqing-Hong Kong (Dragon Air)
58.82 Shenzhen-Chongqing
36.49 Shanghai to Chongqing
35.37 Shanghai to Chongqing
3.72 departure tax
   
Inter-town transport in China
5.30 HK transport
18.80 Shenzhen to Guilin
5.30 HK transport
8.94 Chongqing to Tian Xing
16.46 bus to Shenzhen
23.74 HK accomodation, transport, food
14.25 ferry
2.61 bus
18.80 Shenzhen to Guilin
5.30 HK transport
1.41 Yangshuo to Guilin
18.8 Shenzhen to Guilin
8.94 Chongqing to Tian Xing
   
Personal meals
50.00 Additional food
   
Personal gear
28.00 srt
46.50 SRT gear
36.11 Batteries
9.31 duvet
45.00 Croll and Stop
22.00 Pantin
   
Insurance
122.00 BCRA
95.00 BCRA insurance
156.00 BCRA insurance
   
Visas
40.00 Visa + transport and photos
35.00 visa
6.79 3 month visa
115.00 Visa + transport
92.56 passport
11.87 2 months worth of one year visa