Monthly Archives: September 2012

Motorbike: The Family Car

We have seen a lot of crazy things on the back of motorbikes since we’ve been here: mattresses, couches, bookshelves, ladders, steel pipes, fish tanks. You name it, we’ve seen it. The thing that never fails to amaze me is … Continue reading

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Week of Indulgence

My typical plan after a tough race is to relax with some no-gym rest time and a good meal. This past week, Rob and I decided to really indulge ourselves in this ritual. We figured since Rob was finally feeling … Continue reading

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Bus trip to Mui Ne

Finding the Mui Ne Marathon made us happy. Then asking around about Mui Ne we found out that most people have been there and that it is a nice beach town for a weekend trip.  This got us even more … Continue reading

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Mui Ne Half Marathon

A big part of our lives back in the States was running races. Rob and I both entered countless 5k races and had run 5 half-marathons a piece in Arizona. One of my biggest struggles with the move was leaving … Continue reading

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Phu Quoc Beach Island

With our first three day weekend, celebrating Vietnam’s Independence Day, Brooke and I decided to run off to Phu Quoc, pronounce foo wok.  We decided on this trip a little late booking tickets a week in advance, so we did … Continue reading

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