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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Mummified!

I have always been fascinated by the stories of mummies. Long time ago, I had seen some of the documentaries on how mummies are created and the entire funeral process in Egypt. Sydney’s Powerhouse museum has been hosting an exhibition of mummies. When I saw the event on Facebook, I immediately RSVPed. My friend Akshay…

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Figure 8 natural pool

What are Figure 8 pools? Figure 8 pools are the natural pools in the shape of the number 8. They are located in Royal National Park near Burning Palms Beach. Royal National Park is a protected national park located south of Sydney in the state New South Wales of Australia. I had to take a…

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Supermoon – 14 November 2016

Yes, the entire World was excited to see the Supermoon on 14th of November 2016. It was the closest, biggest and the brightest supermoon since the year 1948. It is predicted that the moon will not come this close to Earth again until the year 2034. What is a supermoon? According to earthsky.org, Supermoon is…

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Sculptures by the Sea – 2016

The ‘Sculptures by the Sea’ exhibition was back again this year. It was a 2 kilometer coastal walk from Bondi to Tamarama beach, which featured about 100 sculptures by artists from Australia and across the world. My pictures from this year’s Sculpture by the Sea walk: Few pictures from last weekend's Sculptures by the sea…

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Whale watching – 2016

The whale watching starts every year from the month of May and lasts till November. This is one of the amazing attractions in Sydney. I went on the whale watching tours twice this year as part of my yearly visit. The whale watching tours were with two different tour companies. I loved the Thunder Jet…

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Sydney Vivid – 2016

Sydney Vivid is the annual festival of light and music. It is a 23 day outdoor lighting festival with projections in Sydney. My pictures from this year’s Sydney vivid: The beautiful Opera #solopassport #raksaustraliadiaries #rakssydneydiaries #sunrise #operahouse #sydney #australia #australiagram #aussiesofinstagram #operahousesydney #sydneyvivid #sydneyvivid2016 #desigirltravels #igers #travelphotography #travelphotography #ig_world #worldtravelgram #womentravelers #worldshotz #wanderlust #worldtravel #gtgi…

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Jupiter with (almost) full moon

On 23rd February 2016, Jupiter was about 2 degrees to a nearly full moon. The moon was just one night past the full moon. A picture from that night and yes, I managed to take a picture with Jupiter’s four moons around it. © 2016 Raksha Nagaraj All Rights Reserved. Reproduction, or re-transmission, in whole, or  in…

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Sydney Vivid – 2014

Sydney Vivid festival is an annual festival with light projections all across Sydney. My pictures from the year 2014: © 2015 Raksha Nagaraj All Rights Reserved. Reproduction, or re-transmission, in whole, or  in part, or in any manner, without prior written consent of the author, is in violation of the copyright law.

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