Too good to be true?
Running Amok is a new regular thread (I’m not ready to commit to say daily, but that is the goal) to highlight some current travel, frequent flyer and running news. RUNNING: Competitor group, the owner of Rock n’ Roll Marathons and United Airlines have announced a new marathon and half marathon in the series – … Read More
Yesterday, Will Run For Miles featured a video and discussion on the suspension bridge made of glass at the Shiniuzhai National Geological Park in China (see, World’s Longest Glass Bridge – Would you Walk on it?). Of course, a common discussion surrounding this structure is the safety of a glass-bottomed bridge, but the creators repeatedly … Read More
Haohan Qiao – – translated to Brave Men’s Bridge, in English – -recently opened in Shiniuzhai National Geological Park in Hunan Province (See, CNN, China opens terrifying glass-bottomed bridge in Shiniuzhai park). It is 180 meters (590 feet) high, and 984 feet in length. THE BOTTOM IS ALL GLASS! I can’t stop looking at the photos and … Read More
Thanks once again to Pat, this Jogging Map is from the Sheraton Guilan Hotel in the Guangxi province of the People’s Republic of China. I have visited both mainland China and Taiwan, but have never been to Guilan. According to the hotel website: “Visit the Sheraton Guilin Hotel, ideally located along the Li River in … Read More
This is another Jogging Map which my friend Pat has collected during her travels. This map is from the Westin Xi’an in China. It was created for Westin Workout by New Balance. I like the simplicity of the map, and that it points out the nearby sites, including the Fountain Park, the Big Wild Goose … Read More