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!
Like my most recent book reads, this one too came from GatesNotes.com – the personal blog of Bill Gates. His recommendations on the best reads of the year are always spot on, and always promise to widen your horizon in many ways. This is a memoir by Tara Westover. Growing up in a strict Mormon … Continue reading Educated – by Tara Westover – a book review
A few friends, a craving to get out into the nature, and a few youngsters out to get their first taste of trekking in the Sahyadris this weekend resulted in an impromptu trek to Kothaligad. This is a beginners' trek but the hot weather has made the trek incredibly hard! The initial few kms was … Continue reading A hot weather trek to Kothaligad, Peth!
10 things you should about the Tata Ultra Marathon, held annually in February, in the hills surrounding Lonavala: 1) This is probably the most scenic race route I have seen! Beautiful views everywhere. Since the run starts at 2:30 AM, you will experience the sunrise over the hills and sleepy villages, just waking up, during … Continue reading TATA Ultra Marathon 2019, Lonavala – 50 kms of joy! A race review
The main attraction of Porbandar is its Chaupatty, a vehicle free zone, always busy and remarkably safe! And you get the best sunset views here, sipping on hot kawa - lemon coffee! Divine! And, after sunset, this festive fair would keep you busy with its eclectic mix of eating options and rides!