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Machu Picchu!

The morning of our final day of hiking, heading to Machu Picchu, we got our wake up call at 3:30. Yes, it’s the middle of the night. We had coffee and a small breakfast before heading to the line. The … Continue reading

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Hiking the Inca Trail!!!!!

It was finally hiking day and it was raining. I think we were all prepared for some rain on the trail, so why not get it over with. We left our hotel for a 45 minute drive to km 82, … Continue reading

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Lima, Cusco and Ollantaytambo

Last month I hiked the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. This has been on my bucket list since I saw Matt Lauer ( yes, creep now) there in 2001. I found a cheap flight to Lima and booked the trip … Continue reading

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Hong Kong, Siem Reap, Chiang Mai

A few weeks ago I went to three amazing places. We started in Hong Kong. The weather was perfect sunny and about 80. Hong Kong is a big city and we had a few must sees in 2 days. We … Continue reading

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My trip to Japan!

I had an amazing week in Japan. Here are my highlights including the food. I saw Mount Fuji! My first day I took a bus tour to Hakone and Mount Fuji. It was in theĀ 40’s and clear blue sky. Mount … Continue reading

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Tokyo Marathon Race Recap

On Sunday I ran the Tokyo Marathon! It was an amazing experience. And although I did not have the time (4:27) I wanted I had fun and enjoyed the race. The Expo was at a convention center on the out … Continue reading

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Not giving up

I’m training for the Tokyo marathon, February 26th. I took today off from a tempo run. The first run I have skipped this training cycle. Marathon training is HARD. Wednesday, my back was hurting a bit and I had a … Continue reading

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