Category Archives: Sri Lanka

My photos in local paper

Remember when I wrote about the port city run as a test for an upcoming CCR event? And the many pretty pictures with it? Well, in my absence the marketing machine for this event is in full swing and I … Continue reading

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CCR Port City Run

We had the fantastic and rare occasion to run inside the restricted port area, along the breakwater wall. Where a few months ago I lost several gallons of sweat while doing my Ironman run. This was a rehearsal for an … Continue reading

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Family Beach Walk

With nothing on our schedule (and my morning run out of the way), I managed to drag the family out to the beach for a nice long walk. It is easy to forget during the week’s hustle & bustle that … Continue reading

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Different face of Sunset

Those 4 pictures were taken the same evening, within 30 minutes of each other: Bonus: harsh reality

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Rain Run / Puddle Surfing

Not sure what drove me to kick my ass out the door instead onto the treadmill. Maybe seeing one lone runner out there at the otherwise deserted Independence Square area was an inspiration. The puddles were a bit of an … Continue reading

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Gloomy Skies #streetphotography

With monsoon in full swing, my evening walks are often foiled by pouring rain. Today it was only dark and I went out a bit earlier and got some nice ‘gloom sun’ shots. There is this bit of prime real estate … Continue reading

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Cat back to the vet AGAIN!

This morning both, Julius & Ritsu agreed that the cat felt somewhat hot, so right after I got home from gym (and the vet was open) I brought her to be checked out. One greased thermometer up her rear end … Continue reading

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Awesome Sunset

I am getting more accustomed to my SJ5000 action cam, a ‘cheap’ GoPro clone I bought a while ago but never really used until I went diving with Julius a few weeks back. Since then I am finding out just … Continue reading

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Just before all hell breaks loose …

With a nice cloud cover and lower temperatures, it was very inviting to go out again for a run … But watching the clouds, I cut my run short when it started to drizzle … and good thing I did, … Continue reading

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Meanwhile … Rainbow Pride

This is kind of a big deal here in SL, a country which still follows old British penal codes(*) and criminalizes being gay! (or transgender, any LGBTIQ+) (*) “According to the Penal Code of Sri Lanka, handed down by the British … Continue reading

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Cloud Watch #streetphotography

From today’s sunset walk: Lots of big, billowing & puffy clouds!

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Meanwhile … Family picture in the newspaper

Tomorrow is Mother’s Day and Ritsu, with her office, have released an op-ed which is in the style of an open letter to Julius from his mother, outlining the importance of UNFPA’s work for mothers and families the world over. … Continue reading

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Another beautiful morning for a run

After several days of treadmill only, I kicked my ass outdoors again. While not very long, at least I stayed in my sub-5 pace range. Fun thing is, there’s this group of speed walkers (featured in pics before), by now … Continue reading

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Holiday Aftermath

Pollution is a big problem here and I want to share this from a fellow runner who took the below pictures just after the big Vesak holiday last week. It is mind boggling that this is done by the local … Continue reading

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Cloud Watch #streetphotography

Since sunset was kinda cancelled by clouds, I simply focused on the clouds today

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