Boulder’s beach – a home to the South African penguins…and an Icecream shop!

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!

Icing for tired legs – to douse the fire of mileage!

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!

Educated – by Tara Westover – a book review

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 hot weather trek to Kothaligad, Peth!

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!