CiucasX3, seen from the other side

I need to start by saying that registering as a volunteer for CiucasX3 (half, full and ultra.marathon race in the Ciucas Mountains) might be the smartest thing I have done lately. All the information about the race you can find on their website, facebook page and online in general. Of course involved some effort, time, work from my side, but what I have received in exchange was far greater. And I am not talking about the per-diem for the last days, the t-shirt or anything else. But I am speaking of the chance of meeting a lot of people with the same passions and hobbies as myself. People that love running, mountain, nature, competition, and they just do what they Read more

Lazy week

I had one of the laziest weeks since I started running again. I just could not get myself together and run. I went for a short run on Tuesday, and that was it. I guess after last weeks where I have increased my mileage I needed some break. But the break is over. Today I am heading again towards Cheia, the starting point for Ciucas X3, where I am volunteering. Will be some running, for me on the half-marathon path and some cleaning and marking the path for the competitors. So I am expecting to add some good km in running and trekking. And starting from the next week I am working on changing my training plan. I am entering Read more

Dusting the camera !

I am a decent amateur photographer. I like to take photos, however I am aware than I will never be a good photographer.I don´t have the patience, nor the mind set on details, and I have for sure some issues with colours. More with nuances actually. So I will declare myself a decent amateur ! Some of my photos are in the page Photos !, some other photos you can see on my Flickr, while some other photos you will never see 🙂 ! My absolute favourite photo is this one : It was taken in the first months of living in Mozambique, in Nacala Porto, a city on coast of the Indian Ocean. First I saw the girl closer Read more