Category Archives: Sri Lanka

The importance of the small word ‘or’ … Power Cuts!

So, apparently we will have planned / scheduled power cuts tomorrow, it is just very unclear WHEN and for HOW LONG … This was the first announcement: I was able to dig up 2 further articles, none of which sheds … Continue reading

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Exploring New Routes

Tried some new, unmarked territory along Dehiwala canal. Not very busy, but still lots of tuktuks and kids getting ready for school. And the way they looked at me, it felt like I was the first white guy ever running … Continue reading

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First beach Half Marathon event in Sri Lanka

This Sunday started very early with getting up and ready to drive about an hour down South to Waskaduwa. From there the beach goes on uninterrupted for over 10K, so in one loop one can run a half marathon. Of … Continue reading

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Hospital with Bed Bugs!

This brings back memories of our movie outings in Ethiopia, where we sprayed our seats hoping to not get bitten and / or bring back new friends to our home … But this is a hospital! And it’s the one … Continue reading

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Sunset

From today’s walk.

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2 Months of Hot Hell upon us!

We already had a heat advisory a few days back and I can feel it every morning when running … it’s getting hotter … Full Article

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Chasing Speed Walkers

One thing I can count on pretty much every time I am running in Vihara Mahadevi Park is the group of SL Army Speed Walkers (previously) doing their practice rounds. I wonder if today they held some kind of friendly … Continue reading

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CCR Sunday

The usual Sunday fun, this time including that newly opened stretch of road behind the Shangri-La which I ‘discovered’ (to be finally open) a few days prior. Speaking of stretch, it was my turn this time around to lead the … Continue reading

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Good Morning Colombo

Another beautiful morning for running.

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Sunset Walk Epic Pics

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Maha Shivaratri Holiday Run

My plan for today’s work out was actually swimming, not running. But on the way to the gym I noticed that the traffic was much quieter than usual and then heard that it was because of the Hindu holiday of … Continue reading

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CCR Sunday

As usual on Sundays, getting up at 4:25AM, start running at 5:10 and after 4km be right on time at Independence Square to meet with the other CCRazy runners for a nice 10K. Stretch session, ample group selfies and then … Continue reading

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Sunset but no food @Berlin Skylounge. (Saved by Noodle Soup)

Since Julius was invited to a teenage Saturday evening birthday party (and I am automatically the weekend taxi driver) we used this occasion to check out ‘Berlin Sky Lounge’, a roof top bar I had actually read about before coming … Continue reading

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Running all over Town

Saturday morning is still the best occasion for a loooong run. Not that I am always fully motivated and this week has been rather ‘meh’ with overall low milage. I did not have high hopes, took me a while to … Continue reading

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Good Morning Colombo!

Beautiful blue sky, not too hot and somehow I started rather speedy and ended up with a 5K just above 5min/km and added a bit for cool down. There is this pretty pink tree in full bloom right now, reminds … Continue reading

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