The Big Blue World, Corals, Fishes and the Sharks

Who would not want to dive in the Great Barrier Reef? That’s probably on every traveler’s bucket list visiting Australia. The Great Barrier Reef is the World’s largest living structure with about 3000 individual coral reefs and 900 islands. It stretches over 2300 kms and is on the North Eastern side of Australia, off coast…

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Even nature believes in love

The pilot of the sea plane announced, “We have the Heart Reef coming up in 100 meters”. My heart skipped a beat! Was this the moment I was waiting for? For this long? I am finally going to see the most beautiful and romantic reef in the World – Heart Reef! My Melbourne days (Year 2013): Since…

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Fiji has a history – History of Cannibalism!

“Where is this Fiji?”, I had asked my friend Vishal. After research: Fiji, I had learnt, is an island country in South Pacific Ocean and is most visited country by Australians. ‘Hmm! It just takes about 4 hours by flight from Sydney. So, why not plan a trip with my mom!’ I decided. Last day in Fiji: On my last…

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Always remember the Sunscreen in Australia

I sat there watching the beach. ‘Oh, it’s so beautiful. No wonder, it is one of the most photographed beaches in the World’, I thought. I was at Whiteheaven beach, in the month of May. Whiteheaven beach is along the Whitsunday Island in Queensland of Australia. It is 7 km long and is popularly known…

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Do these things really happen to you?

“Hey! Look, there is an elephant”, said one of the fellow passengers. We were all excited to at least see an elephant, during our safari ride in Nagarhole National Park. The elephant was taking a mud bath (pretty rare sight, huh! – at least I have not seen that before ). The driver cum guide…

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Want to flood an apartment? Go to Dublin!

It was my first official abroad trip and that too, to one of the most beautiful countries in the World – Ireland. Wooohoooo! What else can I ask for? The view from the flight was breathtaking! Dublin was covered with beautiful thick cotton blanket known as clouds. Even after my 13 hours flight, I was energetic…

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The red rocky walls – Kings Canyon it is!

Three days before the tour: “Is it worth the amount I am spending?” I asked two of my colleagues. One of my colleagues answered, “I did not visit Kings Canyon when I visited Ayers Rock”. I wondered why, but chose to ignore it. The French colleague of mine in his French accent said, “You should…

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