Walking to fitness

Walking is to fitness, what garlic is to food. You know how they say garlic is good for you, it boosts your immune system, it thins the blood, plus numerous other health benefits, and what so awesome about it...
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Home Sweet Home

You really get a sense of history in Italy when you realize that not only is the church where Marco Polo was buried still there -- so it his home sweet home. It may not look like much from the outside but...

The countdown to fitness has begun

Pamir Mounatins Photo: lee wuu Wait. Whaddya mean 'Put the donuts down'? I guess sailing, trekking across desserts, and climbing up on to the roof of the world, the Pamir Mountains, will require some...

The Travels of Marco Polo

It was like Christmas! Today I picked up two books -  In the Footsteps of Marco Polo and a gorgeous illustrated version of Marco Polo's famous book - The Travels of Marco Polo. Guess what I'll be doing...

Meet the sisters

Slovenian born Adriane Polo and Marina Polovic were told countless of stories while growing up in Slovenia, former Yugoslavia.  They were told by their grandfather who migrated from Croatia about a little...
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Final resting place of Marco Polo

It may not seem old for us today but Marco Polo who died in 1324 at the age of 70 would have been considered an old man. With my sister and I in our 50's (yes, I know it is  shockingly hard to believe by the...

Our inspiration

We drew our inspiration from the famous explorer Marco Polo. Here is an excerpt and a link to more description about him and his travels from the Silkroad Foundation. Marco Polo and His Travels Marco...