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The List

My original 1-100

The Bucket List

1- Visit Chichen Itza before 22122012
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2- Walk the Inca trail and see Machu Pichu
3- See the Pyramids of Giza
4- Walk along the great wall of china
5- See Petra, Jordan
6- Visit DrumHeller
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7- Celebrate the Summer Solstice at Stonehenge
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8- See Niagra Falls
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9- Grand Canyon
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10- Go on an African safari
11- Float in the Dead sea
12- See the Northern lights
13- Celebrate the Rio carnival
14- See White Island
15- See both Mount rushmore & Crazy Horse
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16- Hike to Angels Landing, Zion National Park
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17- Cuddle a tiger
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18- Learn to ice climb
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19- Go caving (note to self: "Dc Martens are not appropriate caving attire")
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20- Learn to ski
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21- Get spooked in Salem, MA
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22- Bet money in Las Vegas
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23- Learn to surf
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24- Learn to scuba dive
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25- Cliff jump
26- Watch as turtle hatchlings make their way to the sea for the first time
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27- Heli ski
28- Drink a stein at Oktoberfest
29- See the Leaning Tower of Pissa
30- See the Colosseum, Rome
31- Surf Hawaii (and see Pearl harbour)
32- Spend a Halloween in Transilvania, Romania
33- Spend Valentines Day in Venice
34- Visit Pompeii
35- Drink Champagne in Champagne
36- Bath in devils pool, Victoria falls
37- Visit Angkor Wat, Cambodia
38- Ski Japan
39- Ski the Rockies
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40- Ski the Southern Hemisphere
41- Volunteer/visit Antartica
42- Drive the Great Ocean Road
43- See the Whitsundays and Heart Reef
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44- See a show at the Moulin Rouge
45- Gaze from the crown of the Statue of Liberty
46- See the stars of Hollywood
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47- Walk through the cells of Alcatraz
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48- Attend a full moon party in Thailand
49- Star gaze in Pan de Azucar or Atacama desert, Chilli
50- Learn a second language
51- Try sand boarding in Peru
52- Visit a coffee shop in Amsterdam
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53- Do a bungy jump
Kawarau Bungy NZ- The first bungy in the world!
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54- Ice skate on a frozen lake
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55- Learn to play an instrument (well)
56- See my fav band (The Cure) play live
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57- Work a music festival
(Photo taken from the festivals webpage)
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58- Get involved in slush cup
(picture taken from the ski hills webpage)
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59- See the Taj Mahal
60- See the native stone buildings of Mesa Verde
61- Drive the Needles Highway
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62- Drink at a saloon in the Wild west
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63- See at least one iconic bread of animal from each continent…Koala/Kangaroo/Kiwi-Oceania. Wolf/Bison/Grizzly bear-North America. South America. Monkeys/Crocs-Africa. Asia. Headhogs/Badgers-Europe. Antartica.]
64- Walk across a glacia
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65- Go caving through the Watomo Glowworm Caves
Picture not mine, (a bit to wet for my camera unfortunately)
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66- See the Uluru
67- Scuba dive the Great Barrier Reef
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68- Attend the largest food fight, La Tomatina, Spain
69- Visit all 7 continents- Antarctica, Asia, South America, Africa, Europe, Oceania, North America
70- Solve a Rubik's Cube
71- Ski dive
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72- Stay in an igloo over night
73- Learn to sail
74- Climb one of the worlds 7 summits -Mount Kilimanjaro(AF) Mount Vinson Massif(AN) Mount Kosciuszko(OC) Carstensz Pyramid(OC) Mount Everest(As) Mount Elbrus(EU) Mount McKinley(NA) Mount Aconcagua(SA)
75- Swim in the Ganges
76- Climb to the top of a volcano
77- Hang Glide in Rio
78- Visit Arnham and John Frost Bridge
(where my gramp fought WW2)
79- Visit NASA and munch on space food
80- Ride a Hot Air Balloon in Cappadocia, Turkey
81- Drive the Autobahns
82- Bathe in the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa, Iceland
83- Milk a cow
84- Travel by elephant
85- Eat at an undersea restaurant. Ithaa on the Maldivian island of Rangalifnolhu
86- Kayak in the Bioluminescent Bay of Fajardo, Puerto Rico
87- Be an extra in a movie
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88- Ride a cable car in San Fran
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89- Attend a Rodeo
We ended up going to the Calgary Stampede on their 100th centennial
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90- Visit Cadbury World
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91- Spend a St Paddy's day in Ireland
92- Whale watch
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93- Get involved in a flashmob
94- Attend the Glastonbury festival
95- Cirque du Soleil
96-Drink a coffee at the first Starbucks, Seattle
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97- Visit Red Square, moscow
98- Easter island, chilli
99- Amazone rain forest (peru, brazil, columbia)
100-See the redwood forest, California
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The Bucket List Continued

My original Bucket List was just something I put together so that when I "hit a wall" I would have something to move towards, something to keep my spirits up. So these are a few of the things that have happened along the way, ideas for your own Bucket List maybe?

101 - Visit Lake Louise and hike to the Tea Houses.
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102 - Visit Deadwood and experience the Wild West.
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103 - Remove your clothes, get body painted and attend the Fantasy Festival in Key West.
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104 - Experience the jazz in New Orleans
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105 - Spend the weekend in a canal boat in Amsterdam.
104 - See the Hobbiton Movie set.
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105 - See the beautiful Multnoma Falls.
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106 - Take an overnight cruise across the Whitsundays[/s]
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107 - Hike Castle Hill and cave through Cave Stream
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108 - Relax in the gardens of Paronella Park
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109 - Travel around in your very own Mystery Machine
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110 - Drive down the most crooked street (Lombard St)
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111 - See Yellowstone National Park and bath in Boiling River.
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112 -Hike through the Hooker Valley and watch as the ice melts in Mt Cook NP
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113 - Swim with wild turtles
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114 - Watch as turtles lay their eggs and help relocate them ensuring they will hatch.
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115 - Bathe on the Hotwater beach in The Coromandel
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116 - See the Moereki boulders
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117 - Drink at cheers and don't leave until the bartenders learns your name!
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