…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.
My plane ticket to Peru was purchased probably 6-10 months in advance, but of course I did what I do best, and waited until the last minute to get my Passport.
There is a fairly popular quote by Maya Angelou which states, “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. This quote I believe rings true not just with people, but certain things and experiences.
We were very frugal up to this point and figured we would get fancy for one night. The location we ended up deciding on was Antica Trattoria da Tito.
….on a large rock jutting out into the sea, with boats gently bobbing around us, and the lights of dimly lit buildings in the distance.
Various spots of the sea shined brightly as the sun poked through small breaks in the clouds up above. It is difficult to express in words the feeling of serenity of this place.
Our time in Italy started on the train ride from Arth Goldau and consisted of the time spent mainly between the Cinque Terre, Florence, and the few…… Read more “Switzerland & Italy, Part 3 – Arrival in Italy – The town of Riomaggiore”