This Guy!

Late this morning we ran into this guy. As usual, Doug was walking about 50 yards ahead of me and had stopped and was waiting for me to catch up. This man got out of his car and asked Doug, “Can I help you?” Doug explained that he didn’t need help, that he was waiting…

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Warning. This post gets heavy and kind of gross. If you have a weak stomach, you might want to stop reading now. One of the great things about traveling is seeing what other people’s day to day life is like. China is not the first country I’ve been to where I’ve seen entire families riding…

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My backpack woes continue. My hip bones are getting bruised and I think I’m restricting circulation in my right leg because my skin feels numb and tingly even after I take the pack off. At first, I was using hand towels to pad the hip belt but needed something to secure them in place. I…

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We stopped to buy some water this morning and shared our story with this shop owner. The closer and closer we get to Hong Kong the more surprised people seem to get. We gave him a postcard snd he asked us to sign it! It’s nice to be received so warmly. Yesterday aftwrnoon we were…

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Up And At ‘Em!

We brought our A game today. We started at 4:30 am and even though I felt like my feet were dragging all day we still managed to do 17 and 3/4 miles and get into a hotel room before noon! We enjoyed some AC and hand-washed our laundry before we went out to find some…

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Believe it or not, this is not the first woman I’ve seen walking down the street with a tree trunk on her shoulder. I won’t even tell you how long it took me to catch up to and pass her. It’s shameful. She was at least 70 years old. I