Abseiling! 

I was standing on top of a cliff. I saw people ahead of me (including my friend Vijay) go down one by one. I was last in the queue (of course, I like to panic while others easily get through by going first). My heart was beating faster than normal and I was nervous. ‘Can…

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Art is where “Work” meets “Love”! ~Unknown

As Henry David Thorean once said “This world is but a canvas to our imagination.” I believe that art is definitely a key to the artist’s and the onlooker’s imagination. To experience this imagination and the mind power or game, my friend Akshay and I visited the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) in Sydney. Opened…

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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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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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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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Valley of the Waters walk

One of the must do walks in the Blue mountains is the Valley of the Waters. The walk is into the canyon and passes through the various waterfalls. It provides an astonishing views of the Blue mountains and the waterfalls along the way. I am bewildered by the magnificence of your beauty. . . #solopassport…

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Kurnell to Cronulla coastal walk

Australia is known for its amazing coastline and its coastal walks. One such beautiful walk around Sydney is the Kurnell to Cronulla walk. The walk is within the Botany Bay. It provides amazing and picturesque views. The last 4 kilometers of the walk is along the beach. The track is through the Botany Bay along…

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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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Coldplay 2016

Coldplay is a British rock band that was formed in 1996. The members of the band are Chris Martin (lead vocalist and keyboardist), Jonny Buckland (lead guitarist), Guy Berryman (bassist) and Will Champion (drummer). Bottom line is that they are super awesome. They was touring Australia and the concerts in Sydney were on 13th and…

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Photo Diary: Lake Macquarie 

I was craving for a road trip. After talking to Rahul on a Friday, I booked a car from one of the car rentals. We had decided to go for one day road trip – nothing too far, about 2 to 3 hours of drive each way. On Sunday, we picked up the car at…

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