West Rim Trail – Angels Landing & Walter’s Wiggles Viewpoint

West Rim Trail – Angels Landing & Walter’s Wiggles Viewpoint

Angels Landing is Joe’s favorite trail, and a tie for second for me (the other being Bright Angels in Grand Canyon). Today is our third, and likely final, Angels Landing hike before the lottery permit system takes effect in 2022. It is unfortunate that a permit system needs to be implemented, but due to overcrowding … Continue reading West Rim Trail – Angels Landing & Walter’s Wiggles Viewpoint

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BAA announced today that there will be no cut off for the 2022 Boston Marathon. Prior to this, I wasn’t confident that my 2:15 min cushion was good enough to run next year’s race, but looks like I’ve been given a chance to redeem my performance at the 2021 Boston Marathon. Back to training next … Continue reading 0:00

Exploring Ronda

Exploring Ronda

Having visited five cities and towns on this trip, I will say that Ronda is my favorite. I now understand why many authors are enchanted by this town. Listening to chirping birds and watching them soar across the deep gorge, inhaling crisp fall air in the peaceful morning, and enjoying breakfast with a view of … Continue reading Exploring Ronda

Ronda

Ronda

Woke up early to catch our 8am train to Ronda. By the time we got to Ronda, it was 11am, too early to check into our Airbnb. Luckily, we were able to store both our luggage at Hotel Andalusia located right across the train station for 5€ before heading into town. Ronda is small. There … Continue reading Ronda

Spanish Time Zone

Spanish Time Zone

Spaniards eat lunch from 1:30pm to 5:30pm, and dinner from 8pm to midnight. Restaurants therefore open only during those hours. For us, it’s been difficult to adjust. We’re famished by noon. By the time we’re ready for lunch, the restaurants that are open had just wound down from their second breakfast. Dinner at 8pm is … Continue reading Spanish Time Zone