All good things come to an end, and after an interesting side trip to Hong Kong it’s time for us to return to Macau, and later on, back home.
Our China Special Administrative Region (SAR) tour would of course not be complete if we didn’t visit the other SAR, Hong Kong. For our third day, we were up early to temporarily say goodbye to Macau, and say hello to Hong Kong.
After running a full marathon you’d expect that we’d just stay in our rooms to rest, but no way! We’re in Macau in some very cool, nice weather so rest will have to wait! Here’s where our feet took us some time after our races.
December 04, 2011, the day of my second marathon outside the Philippines and my first road race below 15°c. I could’ve come more prepared but things don’t always happen according to plan so the goal was simple: to have fun and finish within cutoff!
December 03, 2011: the day before our big race, Macau Galaxy Entertainment International Marathon, and also our first full day in Macau. Our brains tell us we should rest, but our feet tell us otherwise so relatively early in the morning we were up for a tour.
After two years of staying home, a lot of first and seconds in my life became a reality, including my first time in China’s Special Administrative Regions (SAR) Macau and Hong Kong, and my second international marathon with the Galaxy Entertainment Maratona Internacional de Macau (Macau Galaxy Entertainment International Marathon). Here’s the story of our…
As a runner, nothing beats souvenirs like these [ … ]
Time to escape the tropics for a while and experience some mild weather without going so far and so over budget—those were some of my considerations when I accepted my friends’ invites to join them to run in Macau. Heat had always been my kryptonite when running and the opportunity to run with mild weather…
The love for travel must be in my blood as I suddenly realized, without much effort, that I had scheduled a travel practically every month for the second half of the year, both local and international! And of course most of these revolve around the sport I love, running.