Author Archives: Peter

Beach Walk with the Boys

Today is Poya Day, school’s out and Julius’ friend Lenny came over. Before I let the teens accend onto their computer haven of endless gaming and youtube watching, I animated them to join me on a 3.2km walk along Mt. … Continue reading

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The usual Sunday morning

Another wonderful, early CCR Sunday run, but with way less people than usual, as many were on the other side of the island for the Arugambay Half Marathon. So, for the whole time I stuck with Jeff, who is usually … Continue reading

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Hang in there!

Sure, she has to hang out on the laundry dryer contraption … does not even look that comfortable …

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And now we have a Garbage Crisis …

There’s always something going on here … we also noticed that trash in our street remains uncollected … As usual it involves mismanagement, finger pointing and in the meantime, rising health risks for the people of Colombo (rainy conditions + … Continue reading

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Slowly back to routine …

While school is not back on until Wednesday, Julius already had the pleasure of getting back to his violin lessons. And Ritsu & I went out for a first sunset walk without sunset.

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And we are back!

First order of business to get over jetlag: Getting up at 4:30AM (which is 1AM German time) and meet fellow runners at 5:30 for a very nice 10K+ run around town, all the way up to Galle Face Green

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Last Leg

Against all odds, our flight from Frankfurt to Doha was able to pick up most of the delay on its way and even after a long jog through the airport and another security check (this time we declared Julius’ computer … Continue reading

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And we are off again

The morning consisted of rigorous packing, returning the car (and running a sub-5 8K back), then cramming 6 pieces of luggage + carry ons into the ordered taxi and off to the airport. Checking in was no problem as we … Continue reading

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Look who joined my run this morning

On the last day of our trip 😉 Ritsu bravely finished 5K in under 37 minutes!

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3 Generations of Nacken Men 2019

  Somehow we totally forgot about this last year … So, here is the last group selfie I took at the airport.     And then you can also check out 2017, 2016, 2015, 2013 and 2010 as well.

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Dramatic Skies

Beautiful conditions for a speedy 12K this morning

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Mainz!

Today we explored the nearby city of Mainz Hopefully more later 😉 So many pics, so little time.

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Kletterwald Round 3

This time we finally brought Ritsu along! Here’s 2018 and 2017 More to be added soon (hopefully)

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Shopping Fun @ MTZ

Among several other things we did today, we ended up returning to the Main Taunus Zentrum, which was in full final summer sale swing … and like 3 years ago, we were goofing around at Desigual. Julius has very much … Continue reading

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