Friday, June 1, 2012

May 2012 Expenses

May 2012 Expenses

Following is a list of our living expenses in León, Nicaragua for the month of May 2012. The costs are listed in CDN dollars with accurate exchange rates (ie. rent into US dollars) at time of exchange.

Rent:   $204.48
Groceries:   $150.29
Eating Out:   $59.72
Phones (buying time):   $8.99
Transportation (taxi, bus, contributing to gas):   $13.06
Alcohol:   $4.99
Cable/Internet:   40.98 (April invoice)
Electricity:   $1.02
Propane for stove:   $0
Water:   $3.31
Bank Fees:   $8.00
Misc:   $123.77

MISC Items included: Donations, pedicure, backpack, clothes, towels, mosquito repellent, haircut, refill of black ink toner, plastic for window, clothes pegs, mosquito netting (8 yards) for windows, duct tape to tape mosquito netting to openings

Total expenses for the month of May 2012: $618.62

Expenses to renew our visa in Costa Rica are not included in the above totals. They will be listed in a separate blog entry.