Category Archives: Sri Lanka

Driving Miss Julie / Bellanwilla Wetlands

Back to school routine, with a slight twist today. Because of the Sinhala / Tamil New Years holiday, our driver had a day off today and so I got to chauffeur Julius around. And of course he then just realized … Continue reading

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Wide angle Sunset Pics

On today’s sunset walk I took along my little action cam, after it perform really nicely under water yesterday and I wanted to see how well I could use it for capturing sunsets: I overall like the results, it amazes … Continue reading

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He’s a certified bubble junkie now!

Finally! After his first attempt was thwarted by clogged sinuses, yesterday and today the young man did his 4 check out dives and did a great job! Not until the last minute did I know if / that I would … Continue reading

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First day of diving!

It has been quite a long while that Julius started his dive course, then we struggled to find a weekend that everyone could commit to for the open water check out dives, and when that finally happened, Julius’ sinuses were … Continue reading

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CCR 5K City Run

As every last Sunday of the month, CCR is doing a 5K ‘race’ with bibs and time keeping … and as the last few times before, I volunteered for the time keeping part. Great turn out, 49 athletes! Somehow during … Continue reading

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Good Morning / Good Night

Some beautiful sunrise sight taken on my morning run, including passing this group of service men working out in VMD park.       And this wonderful cloud spotted on my evening walk.

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Seen on Sunset Walk

Some more #streetphotography “Quiet Hut by the Beach” “Vegetable Street Vendors” “Tchoo-tchoooo”

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Sunday Run & Movie

Another Sunday, another run. Fun group, guest from Kenya who I ended up running with most of the time, with our same black shorts and neon yellow shirts + same hair style, I bet people thought we are twins. He … Continue reading

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Family Sunset Beach Walk & Dinner

Today I finally got the whole family out to the beach and at sunset time. Great combination. Even with lots of clouds, we got a pretty dramatic sky spectacle while we were walking along the beach   For dinner we … Continue reading

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It’s getting hot

I keep hearing that April is the hottest month here …. oh, wait, it is still March! Today’s Outdoor Run: 32˚C in the morning, still, I felt fresh enough for a nice 12K run up to Galle Face Green. Again, … Continue reading

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Cat Laundry

Cat keeps being fascinated by our laundry Today’s Outdoor Run: Another trip up north into areas I have not seen before. Came through an area that seemed to be ‘little Arabia’, with all muslim business and places of worship and … Continue reading

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Northern Explorer

Not much else going on today, so spotlight on Today’s Outdoor Run: Gloomy and drizzly, perfect weather to go a bit longer and run deeper into Slave Island, trying to check out some areas I have not been in yet. … Continue reading

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Beach Walk & Sunday Run

After we dropped off mommy at the massage place, J & I headed to Dehiwala beach for a walk. Since it is overcast today, the beach was amazingly empty. Beautiful to walk along, some things to discover (like nicely set … Continue reading

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Burrito!!!

Julius has been craving Mexican food for a while and he has so far not been impressed with the 2 restaurant options we tried so far: Let’s Taco and Tacocat. Which leaves only one last, 3rd option … I can’t … Continue reading

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Some more background reading

Keep Calm! We are still OK! As a guest in this country I am neither an expert on the current matter nor shall I voice my opinion. But I can share some of the interesting articles I find that have … Continue reading

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