Mike and Michele

Alexandria – another pretty little town on East Coast Greenway.

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Ice-cream tasting.

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Choco Banana won

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Jack from Italian restaurant thought I need polenta with olive oil. And another one. And one more. He was right.

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Mike and Michele were my hosts.

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I slept in a hammock in their backyard

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Lena Faber used to work as a journalist at a mainstream Russian newspaper, she wrote books for a major publishing house, and directed her original concept on Drive TV in Russia. In 2009, she moved to South Africa and taught at the University of SA, where she took up running competitively and won a silver medal at the World Masters Athletic Championship. She has also won an international photo contest and had a photo exhibition of her work. In 2014 she decided to try fast long-distance hiking and started with the Appalachian Trail where she earned a trail name "Brave" from other hikers. She has also cycled US Route 66 from Chicago to Los Angeles, as well as other parts of the world. Still hiking and cycling somewhere.