27 Hours of Travel

Sitting in the Istanbul airport with a 9 hour layover, hot, sticky, in need of a shower, I wonder why I do these things.  Wanting so desperately to take off my jacket but knowing a sleeveless shirt isn’t appropriate when everyone else is covered from head to toe.  So, grumbling to myself, I keep my jacket on.

Who can sit for 9 hours?  I’m itching to move knowing that after a 9 hour layover, I’ll have 9 more hours to sit in a plane.  From there, I have no idea how long the drive will be to the hotel.

The first night will be spent in a nice hotel hopefully recovering from jet lag before being transferred to the Great Wall Box House.  l’m looking forward to three days in this hostel nestled between the Crouching Tiger and Curling Dragon sections of the Great Wall.

Let the hiking adventures begin.  Let’s hope it won’t be in the rain :/.

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About EssentialYoga Studio

Roberta has been practicing yoga since 1988 and has been teaching yoga since 1994. She has trained under master yoga teachers Swami Padmananda, Patricia Walden, Manouso Manos, Father Joe Pereira, Zoë Stewart, Karin Stephan, Liz Owen and others. She continues to study with her Iyengar teachers, Patricia Walden and Peentz Dubble. Roberta has studied yoga at the Ramamani Iyengar Yoga Memorial Institute in Pune, India during June 2011, February 2014 and attended Abhijata's intensive in Pune, India December 2016. Roberta is currently enrolled in Peentz Dubble's two year Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training Program. Additionally, Roberta completed training and certification with Elise Browning Miller as 'Yoga for Scoliosis' instructor. She completed a 500 hour Hatha Yoga Certification program with AURA Wellness Center and is registered with Yoga Alliance as an E-RYT 500. She has been a Certified Meditation Teacher since June 2007 and has been an Usui Reiki Practitioner since 1989. Roberta's Personal Practice Philosophy: Health issues have changed and deepened my practice. You will see many photos of me using a variety of props. On days I don't feel well, instead of saying, "I can't practice today", Iyengar Yoga has taught me to say, "How can I practice today".
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2 Responses to 27 Hours of Travel

  1. Nicolaos Stefanakis says:

    Nice to catch this little bit. Cause I have been blocked from fb for about 5days already.
    They want to scan my device and I wont let them. I’m having fb withdrawal symptoms.
    Enjoy your trip 🙂

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