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Food …. Food Everywhere!

Can’t go hungry here. So many choices. Everywhere! Big selection of Japanese food places! And surprisingly we see hardly any obese people.

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Dentist

What I have seen / experienced in SL so far when it comes to dental care did not fill me with confidence … so I made an appointment here while on vacation. And it turned out to be a much … Continue reading

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First full day in SG

Starting at 7AM with a nice 10K run. Some I’ve done before, some was new, like finding my way back by taking a staircase to get over the ECP / Benjamin Sheares Flyover (there is a ‘future pedestrian bridge’ planned … Continue reading

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Off to Singapore

Leaving home early 5:30 to get to VIP lounge at 6:30, boarding at 7 and lift off at 7:30 Easy, no issue flight, Lunch was fish curry, milk rice, seeni sambol. We arrive on time. Collect luggage, get SIM / … Continue reading

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Spring Break

And we are off for a bit and I know we will have way too many adventures with too many pictures and too little time to keep up with blogging … well, I will try …

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Very mellow packing day

Not much going on today: School and office are already closed for the holidays & I am taking my usual one-day-per-week off from running. Enough time for some last minute laundry and packing. So, how about a cute cat picture? … Continue reading

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Lazy 5K

Day number 6 of running, tomorrow I will rest (and pack for our upcoming trip). This video is NOT indicative of the usual traffic in Colombo! These days it is extra quiet with New Year’s coming up and people already … Continue reading

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Exploring New Routes

I started out with a very regular route, following the shoreline down Marine Drive, something I often do on Wednesdays. But because the traffic is a bit more mellow (because of New Years coming up), I tried a very different … Continue reading

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Slave Island

Getting into some different paths for the fourth video run. Some interesting new sights along the way … and record 33˚C heat early in the morning.

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12K Park Loops

Day 3: As so often on Mondays, I start with simple loops in Viharamahadevi Park, each loop is about 1.8km or a bit more than a mile. This is a great place when I don’t feel like avoiding cars or … Continue reading

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Doing Yoga Again!

Seems to be becoming a regular thing? Awesome!

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CCR Sunday: Hot Half Marathon up to Galle Face

And here is the second video in my attempt to chronicle a week of running in Colombo. This morning I left early to get 5K in before even meeting up with the CCR crew and we headed up towards Galle … Continue reading

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Sales Season!

Sinhala & Tamil New Years (Aruvudu) is coming up and that means there are tons of sales going on, like this pop up sale for a semi-famous linen shop. I know we have been to the same location last year … Continue reading

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Marine Drive Morning Run

I am going to try something new: Instead of my usual run-selfies, I want to create some video vignettes to showcase a bit how running here is. This one for example showcases how lively Marine Drive is. And while it … Continue reading

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Sunset Walk

Today I ventured out to Wellawatte Beach

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