Valley of the Winds

One of the most renowned walks in Australia is the ‘Valley of the Winds’. This walk offers spectacular views of Kata Tjuta. Kata Tjuta in Pitjantjatjara means ‘Many heads’. It has about 36 domes and the surroundings provide breathtaking photographic opportunities. This area is sacred under Tjukurpa and Anangu men’s law. Kata Tjuta which means…

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Pulpit Rock lookout

There are times when you instantly fall in love with a place. So much that the place becomes a beautiful part of you. You talk about it, you remember it fresh as though you visited that place like yesterday. Well the Pulpit Rock in Norway was the place for me. I am in love with…

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Dantes Glen loop walk

Dantes Glen loop walk is a walk in the Blue Mountains area of New South Wales. It is an easy walk that passes through several waterfalls. The walk is in the bushes and it provides opportunities to view the wildflowers and trees. Sometimes I wonder, how can you be so beautiful? . #raksbluemountainsdiaries #raksaustraliadiaries #solopassport…

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Tomaree Head Summit Walk

Tomaree Head Summit walk provides breathtaking views of Port Stephens and the north coast. The summit is about 160 meters high. The views are spectacular and I can bet that each view is an amazing picture of its own. The walk has a paved track and has the World War II Gun emplacements that were…

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Mount Kosciuszko – A dream come true!

Have you ever thought of doing something and have waited a very long time to actually do it? Well, Mount Kosciuszko was that “something” for me. I waited for a really long time to actually hike this spectacular mountain. I asked all my friends, acquaintances and everyone I knew in Sydney – everyone (well most…

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Belmore falls – hike to the bottom!

Belmore falls is in the Morton National Park. The walk provides a spectacular views of the Kangaroo valley and starts off at the Hindmarsh lookout. The track is a fenced off trail, which means that to start the unmarked trail, we had to jump off the fence. The climb is through the fallen trees and…

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Hanging Rock & Baltzer Lookout

The Hanging Rock is a huge sandstone that is overhanging from the main cliff. It is over 100 meters high. It is one of the most pictured rocks in the Blue mountains. The rock has been featured in many calendars and hiking photographs. It has also been featured in the movie “The Edge”. The Hanging Rock. .…

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