I didn’t have much time for my normal gallivanting on this trip, so I chose an adventure that was far enough from London to be somewhat remote,…… Read more “England – Seven Sisters”
We landed, and stood in the dreaded immigration crowd for about 45 minutes before passing through with brand new stamps in our passports!
It is no surprise that my exploration of Machu Picchu ended prematurely; I walked around just enough to feel like the two year wait was worth it.…… Read more “Peru 2015, Part 11 – October 31”
Magnificence. adjective 1. Making a splendid appearance or show; of exceptional beauty, size,etc.: a magnificent cathedral; magnificent scenery. 2. Extraordinarily fine; superb: a magnificent opportunity; magnificent weather. 3. Noble; sublime: a magnificent poem. I can use this word to describe any moment during my travels; Life is what you…… Read more “Peru 2015, Part 10 – Machu Picchu”
Day 4 was the beginning of the end. I knew we were on the last stretch of the hike, nearing our final destination. The whole hike was…… Read more “Peru 2015, Part 9 – Aguas Calientes”
My mother died on January 29, 2001; Twenty two days after my eleventh birthday. I remember that day like it was yesterday. Even when my mom was…… Read more “Gratitude, and Lessons through death”
…I picked out my least favorite pair of underwear and tore it into 6 pieces. All I will say about that is, every shred was used that night. Did I mention how much it sucks to get sick in another country?
While enjoying the fruits of our labor we heard a thunderous rumble and witnessed an incredible avalanche in the distance.
This huge Muay Thai card featured three prominent American fighters Eddie “Silk E Smooth” Abasolo, Amine “The Freak” Ballafrikh, and Chip ‘The Surgeon” Pollard on the main card, the latter two vying for world titles.
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One thing I get asked a lot is if there is anything in particular that people say to me during training camp that…
There were millions of stars shining directly over our heads…
As my eyes opened the next morning, I laid there in excitement, even more than when I was in Lima. It was a much different feeling in…… Read more “Peru 2015, Part 5 – Cuzco, A Fortuitous Meeting”
….the Ceviche demon from Huacachina was starting to rear its ugly head. It was still too early for me to know. For now I just wanted some rest. My hike from Cuzco to Machu Picchu was beginning very soon!!!
…..he mashed on the gas pedal and made a wide, arcing turn. He went as fast as the clanking dune buggy would take us and we went soaring over the crest of the dune we didn’t dare dream of going over just moments earlier.
After being beaten and bruised, with a fatigued body and chattering teeth, our time of surfing was over.