THE Bucket List

I don’t think I’ve ever made a “list” (well aside from my travelling bucket list.)
The list of things a person must do before turning old and grey and frail.
And I don’t know why I feel compelled to conjure up a list now.
I’m sure I’ll be adding to it over time because I don’t think I’d want to set a limit to all the things I could possibly do. Anyways, here it is so far.

  1. Hug a panda
  2. Have real Pho in Vietnam
  3. Go to Disneyland/Disneyworld
  4. Run on the Great Wall of China
  5. Run through a corn maze
  6. Milk a cow
  7. Meet a baby elephant.
  8. Witness a lion chillin’ in the wild (not in a zoo)
  9. Ride a camel
  10. Go on a hot air ballon ride
  11. Learn to scuba dive
  12. Witness the Northern Lights
  13. Hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu (2013)
  14. See the Terracotta Warriors in China
  15. Hike up Huangshan in China (http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/547)
  16. Hike up Huashan in China (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Hua)
  17. See the pyramids of Egypt
  18. Go on a tuktuk/rickshaw ride
  19. Go on a horse drawn carriage ride
  20. Hike the Swiss Alps (completed October 2012)
  21. Walk the Camino de Santiago
  22. Try stomping on grapes to make wine
  23. Explore the Galápagos Islands
  24. Swim with dolphins
  25. Travel to outer space (only costs US$200,000 via http://www.virgingalactic.com)
  26. Make an igloo
  27. Become lifelong companions with a French Bulldog
  28. Go ziplining (not at a playground)
  29. Meet a real sumo wrestler (dressed in real sumo gear)
  30. Volunteer in Africa
  31. Go fishing (2013)
  32. Ride on a motorcycle
  33. Ride a tandem bike
  34. Get 1 million views on a Youtube video
  35. Experience a luau in Hawaii
  36. Go on a cruise
  37. Go floating on the Dead Sea
  38. Soak in a real natural thermal hot spring (Harrison Hot Spring does not count)
  39. Ice skate on a frozen lake
  40. Try curling
  41. Try archery
  42. Swim in the infinity pool on top of Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore
  43. Ride the bullet train in Japan
  44. Go on a helicopter ride
  45. Try parasailing
  46. Meet a (legit, A-list) celebrity
  47. Drive across Canada
  48. Donate my hair to cancer
  49. Explore Easter Island
  50. Explore Petra, Jordan (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petra)
  51. Stroll through a rainforest
  52. Take a funny picture on the Salar de Uyuni (Salt Flats in Bolivia)
  53. Meet Snow Monkeys in Japan
  54. Do enough yoga to successfully touch my toes
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