Category Archives: travel

Bathing In The Afternoon Sun

  As the sun casting lazily on the ground, the eyelids of mine are getting heavy. Mind you that afternoon siesta per se is not my hobby. Just everything is so inviting: the rhythmic traffic sounds outside my window, the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2019

  With the Thanksgiving holiday only days away, the US will be hit by twin storm – one on the west coast and central plan and the other to the northeast. The timing is quite ironic. The storm will wreak … Continue reading

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Yoga On The Road

  Guess what? A yoga room in the airport?  Yes.  It is true.  When I saw the signs in the San Francisco International Airport, I just had to check it out for myself. What a concept?  I wished I had … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 20 – Marathon Eve

  Back in Erie, PA again.  This time I am staying farther away from the Presque Isle State Park where the race gonna take place.  Closer by hotels were all booked this year.  But fortunately,  I have the support of … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 5 – Our Use Of Social Media

  Marathon Training 36 min (approx. 4 miles: 1 mi warm up, 2 mi steady pace, 1 mi cool down), pleasant & 64 degree.  Steady pace is running “comfortably” hard.*  Sounds oxymoronic? I know.  To me, steady pace is close … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 5 – My Peru Trip in Video

Marathon Training 38 min (approx 4 miles) plus strides, sunny & cool 59 degree One of the advantages in the early phase of a marathon training is that it has less pressure. Runs are easy paced and short. More time … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 4 – Thanks for The Memory (Peru)

Marathon Training Travel day, no running, Thanks for the memory Today I bid farewell to Peru. A place that hosts, among other things, Machu Picchu, Pisco Sour, and Chicha Morada. This is my first trip to the country and actually … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 4 – Cusco, the Inca Capital

Marathon Training 38 min (approx 4 miles), cloudy & 48 degree Cusco, Peru No place that I have been carries its traditions more than the city of Cusco in Peru. The city was the capital of the Inca Empire.  Which … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 12 May 2019

First of all, Happy Mother’s Day. I ran 38 min. (Approx. 4 miles) with periodic walking breaks. The breaks were necessary to allow my lungs to suck in thin air going up the hills. The city of Cusco is located … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 3 – Visit To Machu Picchu

Marathon Training No running. Visit to Machu Picchu After some long anticipations and plannings, finally, I made it to Machu Picchu.  My intro to the Wonders of the World.  The trip came with an unexpected twist that I shall explain … Continue reading

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