Category Archives: Julius

Merry Catmas! “Somehow” there’s a new cat in our lives!

I am still not 100% sure how this happened, from what I gathered so far: while I was still traveling back from Singapore, R&J tried to feed a little kitten OUTSIDE of our house / compound. After my return a … Continue reading

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Meanwhile … School Winter Gala!

While I am off, Julius has his winter concert, possibly his first violin event I am missing.

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The Usual …

While the lady of the house is on another business trip to BKK, we guys stick to our usual routine … Running in the morning, violin in the evening.

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Here comes the choo choo train …

Two ‘artsy’ 360˚ pics from today’s father & son walk.

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We went diving again.

When Julius finished his 4 check out dives back in April, the season had come to an end and we had no other occasion for diving since then. But now the seas are calm and the beaches prettier and our … Continue reading

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Fried Rice Day

One thing I noticed on this trip was just how heavy on carbohydrates Sri Lankan cuisine is. After a lot of research we found a nice looking lunch place 6km from us, but it turned out to be mainly a … Continue reading

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Sigiriya Temple

Since we got off the rock much earlier than I had expected, we had ample to time for some more exploration. From the top I had seen a large, white Buddha statue and it turned out to be part of … Continue reading

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Sigiriya Rock Climb (Lots of Photos!)

At the entrance, walking towards the rock. Usually 30US$ entrance fee (!), as locals (and with getting the tickets in Colombo, before the trip) we got 50% off. The ‘Lion Rock’ entrance, about half way up, with big paws flanking … Continue reading

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Breakfast!

One nice / peculiar thing about our nice B&B, since they have yet to finish their restaurant space, food is being served in the manager’s house nearby. An interesting look into a ‘typical’ Sri Lankan home, with lots of decorations, … Continue reading

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Climbing Pidurangala

Next to the very famous Sigiriya Rock is Pidurangala. While not as iconic in shape, it is actually the best spot to watch the sunset with Sigiriya Rock in the scenery. The first half of the climb is all steps, … Continue reading

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Dambulla Cave Temple (Random Photo Collection)

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Road Trip!

Julius’ school is off this week (several holidays, like Prophet’s Birthday & Poya Day) and to keep him entertained we set off to explore the island. First stop: Golden Temple Dambulla

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A Boy & his Cat

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Laksa Noodle Bar

Finally we got to try out a new noodle place in our area. Laksa Noodle Bar just opened last weekend, is a 15 minute walk away and offers a plethora of different Asian noodle dishes, which might be a bit … Continue reading

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Good Night Colombo

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