Monthly Archives: June 2019

Run with Ironman

Also like last year, the Ironman EU championship was happening and I went out for a long run to cross paths with the cyclists. The temperature was already up at 34˚C when I decided that I won’t do a half … Continue reading

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Meanwhile … Julius in Köln

Just like last year, the summer camp’s first weekend trip is to Cologne and Julius sent us some picture greetings from yesterday’s outing.

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Frankfurt!

Took the train into the city today for some long walk & exploration and one of my first destinations was Bergerstraße with it’s fancy eateries, lots of them touting ‘vegan’ fair. But I went for a small hole in the … Continue reading

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Run, Food, Cat!

Just a quick, short early run today. Friday is supposed to be my rest day, but since I don’t have access to a gym, I only have running (or 3h walking) to get my calorie goal in .. so, new … Continue reading

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Double Run Fun

Today I actually went out twice: In the morning I tried an all new route that would swing me by the nearby IKEA. Slightly overcast and not too hot And then I went out again for a speedy 7K sunset … Continue reading

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More Running & Eating & Cows

With the Sahara desert sending us hot winds and temperatures up to 40˚C today, I had to get out extra early and do a sunrise run, which was very nice   And for breakfast I mixed things up a bit … Continue reading

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Yup, still running

The forecast for this week is brutal, today we are expecting 37˚C and tomorrow up to 40˚C Soooo, getting out early is the key to a beautiful run. Wanted to go longer (21K in mind), but somehow I was done … Continue reading

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Not much to see here

Starting the day with sleeping in & then another very sunny morning run. Not as long as I wanted, but I had to be back by 10AM. Now, with the youngster out of the house, us old gentlemen keep to … Continue reading

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Off to German Language Summer Camp

After a beautiful morning run through corn flower blue fields and a healthy all-vegan bagel for breakfast, it was time to get Julius to pack his stuff for his 5th German Language Summer Camp. Around noon we hopped on the … Continue reading

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Frankfurt City & Rain Run

This morning we headed into the center of Frankfurt under blue skies. We ended up with another burger lunch, Fletcher’s Better Burgers now also offers BeyondMeat Burgers WITH vegan cheese on a vegan brioche. Somehow Julius’ regular bun looked better, … Continue reading

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Speedy Dark Skies Run

With the great air quality here I am very happy that I can still run sub 5/km when I really push it. And here a quick look at the Greek-ish dinner I made for my meat eaters, who look quite … Continue reading

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Hi Cow!

Started as a rain walk, but then the skies turned blue again!

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Fronleichnam Holiday Run 15K

Today is a holiday here in the catholic parts of Germany (Corpus Christi) and I managed to accidently run straight through that mini procession they had in our village. You can see some of the bystanders look at me in … Continue reading

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Shopping Shenanigans & Vegan Burgers

One of our first shopping destinations was the Nordwest Zentrum where we looked around for things that Julius might need for summer camp. But of course we also found other odds & ends. And I discovered that my favorite kind … Continue reading

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Meanwhile … back in Sri Lanka

This is just crazy … (but not surprising for SL) Full Article

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