The oasis of Huacachina is located four hours South of Lima, near Ica. It consists of a man made lagoon, a few hotels, bars and restaurants and is surrounded by huge sand dunes. We arrived in the morning, checked in our hotel with pool and bungalows and decided to relax for the day. So we… Read More Huacachina (Ica) – Perú
Our first stop on the South Island would be the Abel Tasman National Park. Golden, sandy beaches surrounded by dark green mountains. And the wine regions aren’t far either. So the first night/day we slept at the beach, then hung out at the beach and drank some good local wine… at the beach. Nice and… Read More Abel Tasman National Park
Coincidently the weekend I chose to visit Dublin with my husband was the weekend the Rock’n’Roll Marathon Series took place there. Must have been intuition! Of course I signed up for the 10k, because you can never go wrong with that distance – even with a hangover or other unpredictable issues the 10k are always… Read More The Rock’n’Roll Half Marathon Series in Dublin
For Englisch version please scroll down….. Um etwas Abwechslung und Action in meine Läufe zu bringen, wollte ich mal das Trail Running ausprobieren – und habe mich gleich für einen Lauf bei Trampelpfadlauf.de angemeldet. Das sind praktisch Laufgruppen mit einem Guide, so dass man da einfach nur hinterher rennen muss und sich nicht verläuft (bzw. nebenher – ich… Read More The First Time Trail Running
I haven’t posted much about my running, although I intended to. I basically had to take a break since I was on vacation and then have been sick. Starting to train for the half marathon in May is kinda more than frustrating… The training break slowed me down by almost a minute per kilometer – and… Read More It’s a Long Way to the Half Marathon Start Line
Running experts on the internet recommend that before attempting a big race like a half marathon, you should get some racing experience by taking part at smaller city runs. I always wondered, why? If you are able to run a certain distance, why would you need to do it with a bunch of other people?… Read More A Runner’s Diary – My First City Run / Struggle It Up / Call My Name Bitch!
Although I have been working out and jogging for some years yet, I only recently started trying to enhance my pace and the distances in order to accomplish my first half marathon next year. And even though noone may read this, I’ll use my blog to write down the ups and downs, experiences and frustrations… Read More A Runner’s Diary – Pacing It up for the Half Marathon
Snowboarding is so much fun – if you know how to do it. The learning phase is literally a pain in the ass… So, I went on a trip to Austria with my fellow co-workers to board the shit out of those foggy hills. Only have I overestimated my boarding skills I gained seven years ago,… Read More Boarding in the Snow – Of Turns and Determination