2010 in review – blog vital statistics from WordPress

The following was sent to me by WordPress, who also had a link to put the info in blog form.  So here it is.  Interesting.  Maria – congrats for pulling in the most persons with your recipe we did at the hotel! 🙂


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

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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About 3 million people visit the Taj Mahal every year. This blog was viewed about 50,000 times in 2010. If it were the Taj Mahal, it would take about 6 days for that many people to see it.


In 2010, there were 103 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 172 posts. There were 460 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 77mb. That’s about a picture per day.

The busiest day of the year was July 29th with 276 views. The most popular post that day was Maria’s Chicken & Eggplant from Crete – A Winner at the Hotel Lac Tanganyika!.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were networkedblogs.com, facebook.com, stumbleupon.com, strangemaps.wordpress.com, and en.wordpress.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for cameroon, afrika kort, mount cameroon, khoisan women, and ebers papyrus.

Attractions in 2010

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


Maria’s Chicken & Eggplant from Crete – A Winner at the Hotel Lac Tanganyika! July 2010


Colonial Musings on Mount Cameroon: Out with the Plantains! In with the Coffee & Sugar! September 2009
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An Ancient Egyptian ‘Recipe’ – for curing urinary ailments November 2009


Cuisines and Crops of Africa, 19th Century – The Limits of Pastoralism as a Lifestyle October 2009


Swahili city states: Pre-European ‘colonizers’ of East and Central Africa June 2009

About dianabuja

With a group of BaTwa (pygmy) women potters, with whom we've worked to enhance production and sales of their wonderful pots - fantastic for cooking and serving. To see the 2 blogs on this work enter 'batwa pots' into the search engine located just above this picture. Blog entries throughout this site are about Africa, as well as about the Middle East and life in general - reflecting over 35 years of work and research in Africa and the Middle East – Come and join me!
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1 Response to 2010 in review – blog vital statistics from WordPress

  1. Ferline says:

    thank you for the information and nice to meet you


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