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Bologna, Italy – A Traveler’s Triathalon

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ShareIf you worry that your fitness regimen may be challenged when you travel, fear not.  On one beautiful day in Italy, my girlfriends Helene, Sara and I managed to create and conquer our own Bologna Triathalon. First we climbed the 500 steps of the ancient Asinelli tower (barefoot) and monkeyed around on top while taking […]

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Hiking Italy: Delving Into the Dolomites

Thumbnail image for Hiking Italy: Delving Into the Dolomites by Gina "SuuperG" Stark July 9, 2011 Hiking

ShareMany of you who know me and/or follow my meanderings know that I have been eagerly anticipating my trip to the Italian Dolomites this summer.  Well, here I am and it so far has exceeded my expectations and hopes.  I only wish I could say as much for my own body! A Guide on the […]

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Purge-a-tory: The Hell You Face When You Move

Thumbnail image for Purge-a-tory: The Hell You Face When You Move by Gina "SuuperG" Stark May 11, 2011 Random Ponderings

Share{EAV_BLOG_VER:c2660dbac39b0e53} I’m a sinner. I am guilty of the sin of hanging-on-to-things-ness.  I’m not even sure where it stems from; loving beautiful, well-crafted things, thinking I’ll once again fit in to those jeans, my ridiculously over indulged sense of sentimentality, thinking I’ll scan those photos, a deep insecurity from childhood … Whatever has brought me to […]

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For 2011 I Resolve…to Be Cool with Not Resolving

Thumbnail image for For 2011 I Resolve…to Be Cool with Not Resolving by Gina "SuuperG" Stark December 30, 2010 Random Ponderings

Share‘Tis the season, yes? It’s barreling toward us…another start of another year when we look back and take stock of what we accomplished in the last 12 months.  Another lost chance to be toned and well-honed, loved, rich, enlightened, famous, respected, vice-free (so un-fun!) and any myriad other gag-inducing goals.  OK fyne! Being rich is […]

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Getting High: Mt. Whitney Madness Part II: Impressions (Emo Girly Version)

Thumbnail image for Getting High: Mt. Whitney Madness Part II: Impressions (Emo Girly Version) by Gina "SuuperG" Stark August 17, 2010 Hiking

ShareDoes that scare you? heehee Well, it should…for as structured as Part I was, this will be a complete disjointed rambling of  silly thoughts and meanderings of my mind as my feet took me to new heights.  Who wants to hear about the emotional facets of this climb?  Well, my mom and sis will read […]

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Getting High: Mt. Whitney Madness Part I: Technical Details (Guys’ Version)

Thumbnail image for Getting High: Mt. Whitney Madness Part I: Technical Details (Guys’ Version) by Gina "SuuperG" Stark August 9, 2010 Hiking

ShareOK, so I had posted on an “interactive” travel/adventure segment that I was going to attempt hiking Mt. Whitney in one day and much to my glee and utter surprise, I DID it!  Thank you all those who shared tips and encouragement; you were merciful!  Not a one of you ordered me to video myself […]

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Interactive Travel: Mount Whitney One-Day Climb (Attempt!)

Thumbnail image for Interactive Travel: Mount Whitney One-Day Climb (Attempt!) by Gina "SuuperG" Stark July 29, 2010 Hiking

ShareOK, so this next destination is not so much “travel” as “adventure”.  This is how I must view an attempt at climbing Mt. Whitney in one day if I am to endure the blisters, fatigue, discomfort, dehydration, exhaustion…wow, are you envious yet? haha!  I am putting it out there for my readers to offer tips, […]

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