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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Whale watching – 2017

I had posted a picture on Instagram a while ago: “I don’t care what anyone thinks of me. Except whales… I want whales to like me.” And I really meant it. I definitely want the whales to like me because I like them that much. And this is the reason why I go for whale…

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Muogamarra Nature Reserve

Muogamarra Nature Reserve is a protected nature reserve, located in the northern part of Sydney. This reserve is home for many wild flowers. The access to this reserve is limited only for 6 weeks in a year. It lies about 40 kilometers from Sydney and is on the southern side of Hawkesbury River. Public Transport…

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Postcard from Sydney

Dear Moon, You are one main reason why I look up to the sky every night. I love you so much. You look so beautiful in the dark sky, shining bright, rising from the horizon and reaching to the peak so far high up. Make sure you guard me when I am asleep every night.…

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Sydney Vivid – 2017

A photo diary from this year’s Sydney vivid festival – a festival of lights and music across the famous landmarks of Sydney. Circular Quay: It's the Sydney vivid festival. This beautiful city is all lit up. . #raksaustraliadiaries #solopassport #australia #australiagram #rakssydneydiaries diaries #womentravellers #followforlike #desigirltravels #igers #travelphotography #ig_world #worldtravelgram #womentravelers #worldshotz #wanderlust #worldtravel #instagood…

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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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Barrington wilderness cedar lodge

Barrington wilderness cedar lodge is located in the Barrington Tops national park of New South Wales in Australia. It is about 3 hours drive from Sydney. My friend Adarsh introduced this lodge to my other friends and I. He had stayed at this lodge earlier when he had planned a trip to Barrington Tops with…

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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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