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Ran a Marathon 42.2K of fun?  I originally trained for and ran the Greek Marathon on the original route from Marathon to Athens finishing in the Olympic 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 Picchu The original Inca trail runs from the Urubamba River at approximately 2,800 metres to Manchu Picchu Starting 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 the gate. You wake up at 4 AM 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 the Inca Trail on the Places Page
Scuba Dived on Cleopatra’s Palace in the Alexandria Harbour Scientists 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.
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/hr The 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    
View the Cherry Blossoms in Japan The cherry blossom (桜, sakura) is Japan’s unofficial national flower. It has been celebrated for many centuries and holds a very prominent position in Japanese culture. There are dozens of different cherry tree varieties in Japan, most of which bloom for just a couple of days in spring. The seasonal spectacle is celebrated with hanami(cherry blossom viewing) parties under the trees.
I arrived just at the beginning of Sakura season. The early blooming cherries were out and the plum trees were in full bloom