Mt Iron loop walk!

If you want panoramic views of Lake Wanaka and Wanaka town, Mt Iron Summit is definitely the place to be. Mt Iron is about 573 metres high and is one of the prominent mountains visible from Wanaka town. The Mt Iron car park is about 2 kilometres from the Town centre. And that is the…

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Mt John – South Summit Walk

Tekapo is a small town located in the inland South Island in New Zealand. One of the must dos when in Tekapo is hiking the South Summit of Mt John. The walk starts off at the hot springs and makes its way through the lush green forest, till the Summit and then to the Cafe…

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Central to Milsons Point ❤️

Everyone knows about Sydney Opera House. It is a jewel that Sydney has. Sydney also has a Harbour Bridge that overlooks the Opera House on the waterfront. This view is something to die for. A short walk of 5 kilometres, perfect for a mid week, provides some spectacular views of the Opera House from the…

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Spit bridge to Manly walk!

Another favourite city walk in Sydney is the Spit Bridge to Manly walk. The walk starts at the Spit Bridge. The Spit bridge is a moveable bridge across the Middle Harbour in the Sydney city.  The walk passes through some spectacular beaches. The walk is also through the Grotto Point aboriginal engravings. They are protected…

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Inca trail to Machu Picchu – a complete guide!

Last Christmas and New Years 2018, my friends Vijay and Keyur and I did the Inca trail. And it is definitely one of the best experiences I have had in past few years. It was an achievement, especially after 4 days of hike and struggle in the rain (Yes, we learned that December is the…

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Chile, I love you!

Chile was voted as a must visit place for 2018 by Lonely Planet. I have seen New Zealand and Norway and I have loved every bit of those countries. If Chile was voted above NZ and Norway, then Chile had to live up to its status. Well, I was visiting Chile for my Christmas break…

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Watsons Bay to Coogee beach via Bondi beach

One of the most scenic and beautiful walks in Sydney is the Watsons Bay to Coogee beach walk. The views are spectacular and picturesque. The walk provides majestic views of the Sydney harbour. Note: There are plenty of get out points along the way, so it is not mandatory to complete the entire distance. Logistics:…

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Life is (much) better in hiking shoes!

“Sky above, Earth below and Peace within” is exactly what I feel when I hike. Beginning of this year, like all others I had made my yearly resolutions list. Top of that list was to hike more than last year and become fit and healthy. I tried my best to keep that one promise that…

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Emerald Beach & Solitary island coastal walk

Emerald beach is about 20 kilometres north of Coffs Harbour. Coffs Harbour is a city on the north coast of New South Wales. It is about 530 kilometres from Sydney. The Emerald beach is very pretty and secluded. It is definitely worth a visit. I would definitely vouch for Emerald beach for a weekend getaway. And…

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Mermaids Pool

No! I did not find any mermaids in the pool. But it is definitely a place where mermaids would have loved to have lived (if they existed!). The place is extremely pretty and worth visiting. About the place: The Mermaids pool is a natural pool created on the Bargo River and the Tahmoor Gorge. The…

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