From Ligure we moved onto Tuscany. We stayed in the hometown of my grandmother's family Lucca. Lucca is an unbelievable town - walled and retaining its mid-evil heritage coupled with modern beauty. I went out running loops around the city on top of the Lucca wall.
It was difficult to keep a steady pace as the scenery, sculptures and history was so wonderful
All photos were taken during my run be me....this was the actual "loop" I ran in the mornings. Wow!
I have no idea how my ancestors could have left such a beautiful place.
Ohlone 50K 2017: back at it, to it and on it for the 30th! - Back at it: it had been 8 days since I raced an ultra, it was time to race again, albeit half the distance of my last two races in May, *just* 50K! And one...