7/22/18: The Final Long Run

I woke up for my last long run of my backpacking trip (!!) at 7. I did 3 miles in the back streets of Hambantota, encountering one very aggressive stray, before doing the rest of my run on a big street looping around a reservoir. Although I’m really sad that my trip is almost over, … More 7/22/18: The Final Long Run

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7/8/18: Cheap Pomelo, Random Passionfruit (Matale, Sri Lanka)

We headed out the door to grab breakfast from somewhere in downtown Matale, but the hotel owner told us he was giving us free breakfast. He felt bad about the party the night before, which had gone on until 11. In truth, the party didn’t bother me at all and I was able to sleep … More 7/8/18: Cheap Pomelo, Random Passionfruit (Matale, Sri Lanka)

6/30/18: The Birthplace of Buddhism In Sri Lanka: Mihintale

I went for an 8-mile run through the streets of Anuradhapura. There were so many stray dogs, it was crazy. Some of them were pretty scary, barking a lot and chasing after me. I also saw a lot of monkeys. Some on the ground, some in trees, and others climbing across telephone wires. Other than … More 6/30/18: The Birthplace of Buddhism In Sri Lanka: Mihintale