Paris France – Reunion before Reunion

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Rate our ReviewsParis France…..Travel is as much about people as places. Though I failed to recruit anyone to join me in running the Reunion ultra-marathon, I was blessed that Jeff, my brother-in-law, would accompany me.  Jeff is not a runner, but he is an avid hiker and we had previously completed a few stunning treks […]

Paris, France – Relais Louis XIII- Romance and ambiance

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Rate our ReviewsRelais Louis XIII Paris, France…What girl would not wish to be whisked away to the romantic city of Paris, France? What girl could resist an evening that featured it’s sparking and twinkling lights whilst sitting in a horse-drawn carriage?  Mix into that magical cocktail, the ability to dine at one of the best […]

REUNION, FRANCE – Notre Dame des Laves – Reflections

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Rate our ReviewsNotre Dame des Laves Reunion France…I would be remiss to share fond memories of Reunion.  While I ventured to the island for an ultra-marathon, the trail here was blazed by a love of travel.  The running is not done, but we should take a breather and dig deeper before departing this lovely island.

Reunion France – a race is run

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Rate our ReviewsReunion France…I have reached the climax: running the Reunion ultra-marathon.  I will start with the good news.  I turned in the best performance of anyone from the United States.  I had the best performance of anyone from North America.  Heck, I had the best performance of anyone from the entire Western Hemisphere.

Mascarenes. Reunion. France- The road map

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Rate our ReviewsMascarenes Reunion France…For all the time I spent running around my neighborhood, the point of my adventure was a far distant road map.  Possibly thanks to the elevation gain of the ultra-marathon, I found delving into Reunion a learning curve, every bit as steep as long-distance running had been.  On the plus side, […]