Street art in Santiago 💕

I have told this many times – I love street arts. Taking pictures of some cool arts around the city is something I definitely love and enjoy. Santiago was no different. I have tried to capture the city’s beauty by taking some pictures of the art. © 2018 Raksha Nagaraj All Rights Reserved. Reproduction, or re-transmission, in…

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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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Chile tourist visa for Indian citizen

The process for applying for Chile tourist visa for Indian citizens residing in Australia is very easy and systematic. This post details out the process for obtaining the Chile tourist visa. Step 1: To submit the below original documents at Chile Consulate General: Completed visa application form Current Australian visa (if the visa is not…

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My first aid kit!

Having a first aid kit with some basic medicines is a must for every travel. The first aid kit is the collection of the basic medicines and equipment to administer anyone at the first stage before getting the medical help. This post aims at the things that I carry in my first aid kit. I…

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Camping under the Milky Way!

Mungo Brush Camping ground is about 180 kilometres from north of Sydney. It is a popular and well known camping ground with about 75 camping sites and some basic facilities like barbeque tables, non-flush toilets and picnic tables. It is just next to the ocean and you can hear the sound of waves while you…

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Peru – My planned travel itinerary!

Peru means Inca trail for me. I had to do the Inca trail and see one of the wonders of the World – Machu Picchu. When my friend Akshata suggested me the travel to South America, the first and the only thing that came to my mind was the Inca trail. Peru is a country…

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Almost an encounter!

The waterfall was extremely pretty. It was called “Harishina gundi” which means “The yellow waterfall” in Kannada. This was the waterfall we had found while hiking in the Kodachadri national park. The waterfall was flowing into a lake/pond. It was very picturesque and the water was very inviting and intriguing. All my friends wanted to…

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Vaccinations for Chile, Bolivia and Peru

Getting vaccinations before traveling to any country is a good idea. As part of my travel checklist, vaccinations are always part of the list. It is advisable to take vaccinations 3 to 4 weeks prior to the travel. Note: The period before which the vaccinations are required to be taken depends on the type of…

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Inca Trail – packing list

Now that it’s only few weeks left for my Inca trail adventure, I start to think of all the things I need to carry in my backpack for the Inca trail. It is a 4 days and 3 nights hike and I would not probably have too much to carry in my backpack. Few things…

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Chile – My planned travel itinerary!

I have always wanted to visit South America. It has been one of my dream destinations. As part of my yearly long vacations during Christmas, I decided to head to the beautiful continent of South America. For me, visiting South America was incomplete without doing the Inca Trail, which meant I had to visit Peru.…

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