Point Loop Walk

The second walk that I did in the Muogamara Nature Reserve was the Point Loop Walk. This is a short and a quick walk to view the wild flowers such as boronias and pink wax flowers. The walk also provides great views of Bar Island and Peats Crater. Logistics Starting and ending point: Visitor centre…

Waterfall track

A relaxed easy walk in the Kosciuszko national park is the Waterfall track. It explores the upper section of the Swapit creek. It is great for bush walking and sometimes bird watching. If you do not want to do the summit walk, then this walk is ideal. Logistics: Starting and ending point: Sawpit Creek picnic…

Great North Walk – Sydney

The Great North Walk comprises of multiple day hikes between Sydney and Newcastle. It is a total walk of 250 kilometers. I have been trying to do the small part of this walk – a walk of 75 (approx.) kilometers along the Lane Cove River Valley and Berowra River Valley. The best way to do these…

Grand Canyon via Evans lookout

“The” most spectacular and popular walk in the Blue Mountains is the Grand Canyon walk. The walk offers dramatic canyons, cliffs and waterfalls. Logistics: Starting & finishing point: Blackheath train station Total distance: 15 kilometres Grade: Moderate Public transport: There are frequent trains between Sydney central and Blackheath  

Bobbin Head Track via Sphnix Memorial

This weekend I did the Bobbin Head Track via Sphnix Memorial walk, in the Ku-Ring-Gai Chase National park. The walk starts at the Bobbin Head café and goes into the national park. It is an amazing bush walk passing through the rocks, stairs, creeks and bushes. Logistics: Starting and ending point: Bobbin Head Café Type…

Lane Cove Riverside Walk

Lane Cove National Park is within Sydney and is so close to the city. It is a perfect place to spend a day over the weekends. In preparation to the Bloody long walk, I explored this national park. The national park has a river that flows in between and divides the park into two sections….

Road of Loving Hearts

The walk is called ‘Road of Loving Hearts‘ because Robert Louis Stevenson is buried at the top of the mountain summit. The trail leads to that burial tomb. Robert Louis Stevenson was a Scottish poet and author. The walk starts off at the Robert Louis Stevenson museum, which was the author’s home. Logistics: Starting and…

Wynyard to Lane Cove

If you fancy an evening walk with at least 5-6 kilometres on a weekday after work, then this is the walk. It passes through Sydney’s beautiful tall buildings and also the Pylon lookout with some amazing views of Opera house. Logistics: Starting point: Wynyard train station Total distance: 9 kilometres Total time taken: 2.5 hours…

10 – My favourite country

My favourite country? Out of all the 28 countries I have traveled so far, it is difficult to choose just one. I have liked different things in different countries. But I will still attempt this topic. I actually have 2 favourites. First one on the list is a country that is very close to Australia…

04 – 5 places I wish to travel

The fourth topic of 30 days of blog challenge is to list out the 5 places I wish to travel. It is definitely difficult to select the top 5 places I wish to travel. In a nutshell, I want to travel to every nook and corner of this beautiful World. But if I had to…

01 – Introduction

The first topic of the 30 days blog challenge is to introduce myself. It is a bit odd to write an introduction about myself after I have written about 300 posts on my blog 😀 . But in the spirit of the challenge, I am writing my introduction below. My name is Raksha and I am Indian…

My 30 days blog challenge

For the next 30 days, I have taken up a post a day challenge. One of the people in my network sent me a list of topics to write about for the next 30 days. I was hesitant in accepting this challenge as I do have a bit or problem in following and sticking to…

Hiking bucket list 2019

My friends always make fun of me. They say that generally people have one bucket list and they keep adding things they wish to do to that one bucket list. But I am that one person who has multiple bucket lists for just one place. One out of those multiple bucket lists is a hiking…

Waverton: Balls Head Reserve

A very easy and relaxed walk to do over the weekend is the Balls Head Reserve walk in Sydney. It is in the Lower North Shore of Sydney and passes through some gorgeous views of Sydney Harbour. It is definitely a walk to be on your things to do while in Sydney. The walk is…

Lake Waikaremoana Hike

I have decided to do more of multi day hikes. So, while searching for more walks in Australia and New Zealand, my friend Vijay and I stumbled upon the Lake Waikaremoana Track. We did a lot of research, but there was not one place where the entire information was available. So, I have decided to…

Mt Bishop

A steep and narrow track to Mt Bishop summit in Wilsons Promontory National Park in Victoria is definitely worth hiking. The views are spectacular from the summit. The hike is challenging but worth it.   Logistics: Starting point: Lilly Pilly Gully Carpark Ending point: Lilly Pilly Gully Carpark Type of walk: return Distance: 3.7 kilometres…

Square Rock

The square rock lookout is located in the Namadgi National Park in ACT. It is about 1400 metres above sea level. It is a lovely day walk with the rock platforms. Statistics: Starting and ending points: Car Park for Square Rock on Corin Road. Total Length: 8 kilometres return. Total time: around 4 hours. Grade:…

Hiking adventures of 2018

Continuing the promise from 2017, I hiked a bit in 2018 as well. Even though I did not hike as much as I would have expected, I did tick off one of the awesomest things I have ever done in my life – The Everest Base Camp. So, on the last day of the year,…

Burbie Canyon

A very short walk but a beautiful walk is the Burbie Canyon. The walking trail is through the Warrumbungle National Park and through a sandstone gorge. Logistics: Distance: 2 kilometers return. Grade: Easy. Public transport: Unfortunately, there is no public transport. The only way to go to this national park is by car. Park entry fee: AUD…