Bucket List

No matter how busy we get living in the rat race and whether you’re a traveller or not, we all have a bucket list that we hope to work through and tick off as the years fly by, from great adventures such as trekking the Inca Trail and sailing to Antarctica, to seeing the Northern Lights and cycling over Golden Gate Bridge.

What’s on your bucket list?

 

My current list

☐ Trekking the ‘W’ route in Torres del Paine national park

☐ Climbing the red sand dunes of Sossusvlei in Namibia

☐ Go bear-spotting and kayaking next to ice glaciers in Alaska

☐ Visit Maine during the annual lobster festival

☐ Take a road trip along the west coast of America

☐ Travel through New Zealand and visit ‘middle earth’

☐ See nesting turtles, zip line and trek up volcanoes in Costa Rica

☐ Visit ‘the rose city’ Petra in Jordan

☐ Backpack around Sri Lanka

☐ Spot tigers in Ranthambore National Park in India

☐ Spend time at a yoga retreat in Bali

☐ Island hopping in Hawaii

☐ Sleeping outdoors under bright starlit skies in Chile and Namibia

☐ Experience the Trans Siberian Express

☐ Go to a full moon party in Thailand

☐ Fiji

 

What I’ve ticked off so far

✓ Gone to ‘the end of the world’ Ushuaia and spent time trekking and canoeing in Tierra del Fuego

✓ Drank caipirinhas on Copacabana beach and gone up Christ the Redeemer

✓ Iguazzu falls

✓ Visited Machu Picchu and flown over the Nazca lines in Peru

✓ Went quad biking and sand boarding in Swakopmund, Namibia

✓ Swam to Devil’s Pool in Livingstone, Zambia

✓ Safaris and open camping in the wild in Kenya, Tanzania and Botswana

✓ Spotted whales, penguins, climbed Table Mountain and visited Robben Island in South Africa

✓ Cycled over Golden Gate Bridge

✓ Played Roulette in Vegas

✓ Snorkelled amongst baby black tipped reef sharks in Maldives

✓ Backpacked through Italy

✓ Visited the famous temples of Cambodia

✓ Gone deep into the Cu Chi tunnels in Vietnam and fired an AK47

✓ Watched the sunset at Victoria Peak, Hong Kong

✓ Island hopped around Malaysia

✓ Did the Golden Circle in Iceland

✓ Snowboard in the French Alps

✓ Ate freshly caught fish in Zanzibar

✓ Visited the Mayan ruins in Mexico

✓ Gone to a floating market in Thailand

✓ Seen Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

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