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Nov 14, 2013 - I Climbed a Volcano

Before I left Chicago last month my sister, Candy, ran the Chicago marathon. She did amazing and afterwards we had a little celebration party at my (parents) apartment. We chilled out in the evening, slept well and woke up the next morning to watch the news. Unbenounced to us, while we were eating and sleeping and having fun, the final marathon runner was still running. He finished shortly before we awoke, something like 16 hours after the race started! He was a young man with severe muscular dystrophy and watching him cross the finish line...

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Dec 15, 2009 - Gunung & Lake Batur, Gunung Kawi

We rent a scooter and after the morning market (where I bought spices , massage oils and I finished to buy my family’s gift ) We left to the Gunung Batur. We arrived after a very long ride. The view was nice and we found a beautiful place for the lunch where they offer a tasty buffet with an incredible view on the volcano and the lake. On the way back, we stop to the Gunung Kawi which was a temple inside an old volcano. It was interesting. We saw an artisan who was creating some lights with coconuts. We came back to our guest house and we...

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Feb 6, 2009 - Mountain biking Mt Kintamani

The rooster issue has been slightly resolved…they got up at 3am today instead of 2.30am! I seriously do not know how I am going to cope with another night of this, its like Chinese water torture. It has taught me one very valuable lesson though; never pay for 4 nights accommodation upfront, try the first night before committing to more. So a very bleary eyed me headed out to Mount Kinabalu on yesterday for a mountain bike ride (which was the very last thing I felt like doing). We all headed off and loved the first 10km, until I asked how...

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