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Ran a Marathon42.2K of fun? I originally trained for and ran the Greek Marathon on the original route from Marathon to Athens finishing in theOlympic Stadium in a time of 5:16:58.

I swore that I would never run another…

Today I have finished 9 Marathons including: New York, Chicago, Toronto, Hamilton, Mississauga, Cleveland, Reykjavik 

Maybe London, Tokyo or Boston if I ever get in
Hiked the Inca Trail to Manchu PicchuThe original Inca trail runs from the Urubamba River at approximately 2,800 metres to Manchu PicchuStarting at 2,600 metres, the trail ascends to 3,300 metres on the first day. The second day ascends over Dead Woman’s pass- the highest point on the Inca Trail at 4,200 metres. The third day takes you to a campsite just before then gate. You wake up at 4AM and walk the rest of the way to Manchu Picchu to see the sunrise.

I managed the trip with just the slightest amount of altitude sickness and it was worth every step

See the posts about theinca Trail on the Places Page
Scuba Dived on Cleopatra’s Palace in the Alexandria HarbourScientists believe a few centuries after Cleopatra’s reign (1400 years ago) there was a terrible earthquake and a huge tsunami in Egypt, which hit the coast of Alexandria. It is this natural disaster, they believe, which resulted in the island of Antirhodos sinking with the, once great, royal harbor, palace and lighthouse.

https://archive.archaeology.org/9703/newsbriefs/alexandria.html
What is not mentioned is that the 9 major sewer systems from Alexandria ultimately empty into Alexandria’s harbour. It was silty and hard to see but I did view the mosaic floors and a few artifacts. 

I took three showers after I got out. 
Saw the Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza and 
Descended into the burial chamber in the Red Pyramid at Dashur
Went Hot Air Ballooning over the Valley of the Kings in Egypt
Saw the Karnak and Luxor temples in Luxor Egypt
Climbed to the top of the Acropolis in Athens
Fired a 50 Cal Desert Eagle handgun at a range in Houston
Fired a Glock in Los Vegas (at a range 🙂 )
Took a Wine Tour of Napa Valley in California
Learned to Speak French (finally)
Went Iceberg Hunting in Newfoundland
Visited Petra in Jordan
Followed in the Footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia in Wadi Rum
Visited an Egyptian Pharaohs Tomb in the Vally of the Kings
Drove the Road to Hana and back in Maui
Watched the Sunset in Key West
Went Tandem Paragliding Over Miraflores in Peru
Flew in a Glider over Gilroy California
Took a Helicopter Tour Over Kauai
Visited Volcano National Park in Hawaii and Stood on the Edge of a Volcano
Went up the Amazon River to Stay at an Eco-Lodge in Peru
Photographed the the Albuquerque, NM Balloon Festival
Crawled Through the Cu Chi Tunnels in Vietnam
Had a Photograph Published in a National Magazine
Went Zip Lining over the 14th Century Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur India
Went on a Camel Safari into the Thar Desert in Jaisalmer India
Visited the Taj Mahal in Agra at Sunrise (and Sunset)
Rode the Shanghai Airport Bullet Train at over 400 km/hrThe Shanghai maglev train or Shanghai Transrapid is a magnetic levitation train, or maglev line … The train line connects Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Longyang
Visited and Hiked on the Great Wall of China
Ran Around (and then Visited) the Forbidden City in Beijing
Visited the 3 Gorges Dam near Yaching China
WhiteWater Rafting on the Ottawa River
Indoor Skydiving in San Jose California
Visited NASA Mission Control and the Astronaut Training Centre at the Johnson Space Center in Houston
Visited Pompei and Toured the Site
Ran a 20K Long Run on the Amalfi Coast from Priano to Positano and Back
Visited the Roman Forum and Colosseum 
Went to Oktoberfest inMunich
Photographed the Terra Cotta Warriors in Xian China
Swam in the Dead Sea in Israel 
Visited the Jordan River and Sea of Galilee in Israel
Hiked to Masada to Watch the Sunrise over the Dead Sea
Visited both the Birthplace and Tomb of Jesus in the Holy Land