Take only memories, leave only footprints. – Chief Seattle
Today was a bit of a change of pace. After a quiet day in of getting to know my new twin baby cousins, playing at the baby gym and in the park, and then going out to dinner with my relatives, today really slapped me into shape! As I write this I can still feel the burning in my calves and the pulsing in my thighs. As my neck craned back to see what was ahead I knew this was going to hurt. Before you start conjuring up the wrong impression, I faced a 10km return walk.
It was all uphill, in humid Hong Kong heat, with my hair out – cue sticky neck time. So even though I’m in pain, it certainly was worth the view at the top. I walked to The Peak, and then onto a lookout where I endured about a ten minute heavy downpour. It was good because the rain washed away any trace of my perspiration.
With Drake spurring me on, I was able to reach the top and say “started from the bottom now we’re here.”
Just to walk back down again…