Madrid – Bull Fights

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Today I decided to hang with the locals and participate in an event that is popular here in Madrid. I chose the bull fight since it was outdoors and wanted to enjoy the weather a bit more. Taking the metro from Sol station, I was already hanging out upon my return from Amsterdam, to the Ventas ...

Barceloneta Bario

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The Barceloneta Neighborhood is home to the most famous beach in Barcelona. Being that the beach is close to the city center it appeals to most tourists which leads to overcrowding. Along with the tourists you have the street sellers from anything to food, water and key chains. Be prepared to haggle for the best prices. There ...

Medal Monday: State #30 – Kansas

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Scout Strong Half Marathon and 5K benefiting the Scouting Program in Kansas was a very well organized event. Both races started on the Kansas Speedway for a loop and then the half marathon participants took to the streets. The race ended on the speedway with a complete loop of the speedway. Race Recap: Race started on time. ...

Super Mom 10K – Buford GA

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The Super Mom 5K/10K was hosted by 5 Star Race Services on Saturday, May 7th in downtown Buford, GA.  Buford is North of Atlanta, about 40 minutes, and is a quaint little town.   Race Recap The 5K and 10K runners started together.  The course was flat for miles 1 and 3 while mile 2 had rolling hills.  The weather ...

Travel Excursions Endangering Nature

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I have to admit, I enjoy taking selfies with exotic animals when abroad - who doesn't.  Recent reports indicate this can be very dangerous for yourself and the animal.  There is an article on CNN's website reporting that the number of deaths attributed to elephant tourism is on the rise for humans and elephants alike. I ...