Happy birthday to me!

Happy birthday to me! It’s one of those days where you celebrate growing older and wiser, right? For me, it’s the same as well, birthdays have always been special. I start my celebrations few days before my birthday 😀 and I continue after my birthday as well. And one ritual that I have been religiously following on my birthday is …

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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. The walk has two main lookouts – Karu lookout …

Guide to spiritual heart of Australia (Uluru)

Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, is a large sandstone rock formation in the middle of Australia. It is in the Northern Territory. The rock is sacred to the aboriginal people of the area. The rock formation stands 348 meters high and has a total circumference of 9.4 kilometers. How to get there? Ayers Rock airport, also known as Connellan …

Cage of Death (Darwin, Australia)

Yes, you heard it right. It’s the cage of death – the only crocodile dive in Australia. Crocosaurus Cove is a reptile park in Darwin and is an exhibit for reptiles, turtles and crocodiles. Being the adventure junkie I am, I decided to head to Darwin for the ANZAC long weekend and do the Cage of Death. I booked well in …

My 2 days itinerary in Darwin

Darwin is Australia’s capital of tropical cities and is in the Northern Territory state. From its beautiful sunsets and harbors to the history of Darwin bombing during WWII, Darwin has a lot to offer. As part of my long weekend for Anzac day, I decided to head to Darwin. In this post, I have tried to list down my 2 days itinerary. …

Glittering dots and dust in the sky…

I have always enjoyed meeting other fellow travelers. Some become good friends and some provide awesome information and/or tips regarding the place. One such information was the star gazing tour at Ayers Rock. First Day in Ayers Rock: During my sunset tour to Uluru, I met one female traveler from Canada (Sadly, I don’t remember her name). Coincidentally, she was staying …

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 visit Kings Canyon, and it …