It’s been exactly a month today since I ran the race of my life – the Comrades Marathon 2019, Up run, and just about the right time to reminisce about the life-changing experience. I started running recreationally to lose weight…a sedentary IT job had taken my weight to 78kgs in 2005. And the hectic schedule … Continue reading Comrades 2019 – the race of my life!
Located right in the heart of South Africa's wine district, Bonnievale Wines is a great and friendly destination to sample and taste their award-winning collection of wines. On a good day, they would be happy to let you have a walk around their winery and give you a guided tour too! And if you are … Continue reading Bonnievale Wines – a beautiful winery and great wine tasting!
Generally on your way to the Cape of Good Hope, you would be well advised to take a short halt at the Boulder's beach in Simon's Town and observe the colony of South African penguins which calls this beach its home. And while you are there do make a stop over to the icecream shop … Continue reading Boulder’s beach – a home to the South African penguins…and an Icecream shop!
A Shamrock Cobra, a couple with romance baked by age, a coffee shack, the seashore offering unending views, and a back drop of Table Mountain! What more could you ask out of life? Oh! I forgot! And a stream of recreational runners and cyclists to give you company!
Small joys of a running lifestyle. Dinner with legs dipped in ice water! A friend once told me once - There are two things you will find always in a runner's house - bananas, and lots of ice! I didn't appreciate the need to have copious amounts of ice at home until the mileage for … Continue reading Icing for tired legs – to douse the fire of mileage!
The 70km overnight run in Lonavala! On 5th May with the Striders buddies! Being slow to the point of embarrassment is now a hallmark of my marathon journey. But my endurance is good, and I will keep pounding the pavement for 20 more kms in a month's time!
Thanks Google for the reminder to India, to vote!