Recent posts by Lamia Hossain

In Search of Duran Duran

By Lamia Hossain Duran Duran have always been known as an energetic, attractive and fun band who pushed the boundaries of the making of music videos, a lot of which are filmed overseas using beautiful models, elegant clothes and exotic locations. I discovered Duran Duran myself when I was 18 and it was love at first sight for me. I adored how they looked, also their sound and more significantly I loved watching those incredible music videos. I remember the first time I watched the music video for ‘Hungry Like…

Sri Lanka; Portrait Photography at it’s Finest

Words by David Wise and Lamia Hossain. Photographs by Lamia Hossain. The photos in this article were taken on a rest day during the recent Sri Lankan Airlines and LSR coast-to-coast adventure, a 650 km cycling and hiking exploration of the Indian Ocean paradise that is the island of Sri Lanka. There were five of us in the team, three travel writers from England, myself (a photographer from Canada) and LH, our local guide provided by LSR. The main goal of our journey was to become the first team of tourists…

Learning to Ride a Bike before the BIG CROSSING!

Thanks to Gears Bike Shop in Toronto for loaning us a bike to help with our preparation! –http://gearsbikeshop.com We at Trek and Run have been offered the chance of completing a coast-to-coast trip by bike, canoe and foot across Sri Lanka in 2014, all expenses paid! We’ll be filming and photographing the journey through the remote highlands and lowlands, which is what I love doing when I’m travelling – making photos and films. It’s an amazing proposal with no strings attached, except for me, when I first heard about it, there was…

Welcome

Hi! And welcome to the Trek and Run account of our various travels and expeditions to Sri Lanka, which we’ve always done in collaboration with LSR (www.lsr-srilanka.com) and SriLankan Airlines (www.srilankan.com). When you’re ready to go back to the main Trek and Run website, click here – www.trekandrun.com But before then, please browse the categories on the right of the page to see the films, reviews and photos of accommodation we used, running events we took part in and adventure routes we’ve explored.