Category Archives: Sri Lanka

Ramen Lunch @ new mall

A new mall opened a few days ago right next to Shangri-La (up on Galle Face) and we managed to beat the incredible long line at the entrance for parking (thanks to security screening every single car) by simply parking … Continue reading

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Night Beach

We were invited to a farewell party at the beach of Mt. Lavinia hotel and we arrived just after missing the sunset, but still getting a really nice after glow. The below pictures are all unedited! This was a nice … Continue reading

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CCR Half Marathon Event

From yesterday’s group half marathon run. First time since summer that I managed to get under 2h. While running I also managed to capture quite some fun video footage, including some random revelers and our support people.

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Dim Sum Lunch

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Sunshine! Blue Skies!!!

Also getting a bit hot again now.

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Dolce Italia

Over the 2+ years we have been here now, our friendly neighborhood Italian restaurant has become our go-to solution for those ‘no idea what to eat’ and ‘all leftovers gone’ evenings. Plus, they actually serve very good, authentic northern Italian … Continue reading

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Never mind the Rain

It just keeps raining! This morning at least it was more of a drizzle with bouts of showers, but never the level of un-runnable torrential down pours. Actually quite refreshing. Since the rain is barely visible in photos, I always … Continue reading

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First 5K at age 5!

Today was our monthly 5K City Run and as usual, I was in charge of the announcements before start and the finisher pictures at the end. New today, a first field test, was our timing chip set up that one … Continue reading

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Saturday HM+

Since some of us will be busy tomorrow with volunteering for the monthly 5K event, we spontaneously agreed to meet up at our usual Sunday time & place for a group run with varying lengths. For some that meant a … Continue reading

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Run in the Dark

Since I had been busy with that school thing yesterday, I could not get out for a morning run. So, I did the evening instead. Without a real sunset (thanks to clouds) it turned dark quite quickly, and while there … Continue reading

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Speed Session at 5AM + another 11K

It’s tricky to get to the early morning speed session on Wednesdays. I.e. last week Ritsu was traveling and I just don’t think Julius is mature enough to get himself out of bed and ready for school in time without … Continue reading

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Rain Run Puddle Dance

It just keeps raining. Mornings, evenings … sometimes all day. Tricky to carve out the best time slot for a run. This morning looked like it would get better for a bit, but it started again, just as I started … Continue reading

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Ten Miles all over Town

Hitting up pretty much all major landmarks along the way. I had the option to continue all the way down on Marine Drive for a half marathon, but it was pretty hot already so I kept it at 16K

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Sunset Walk with Junior

It’s rare these days that I get him out of the house for a walk. But last night we were rewarded with this very spectacular sunset. (And scores of Chinese tourists taking pictures of it 😉 )

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Meanwhile… on mission

Ritsu is somewhere in the middle of the island…

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