Bucket List – To Do

Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. –W. Clement Stone

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I have had many ‘must do’ goals in my life which I did and love that I got the chance to experience this amazing world, but you should never be satisfied or think you are done.  You are done when your life is over.  I have more life to experience.

These are my bucket list or must do list which is always evolving! I created this more formal online list during August 2014 but I had an informal list in my mind since the early 1990s.  The experiences I have completed are listed here, I’ve been very fortunate.

My friends and travels usually inspire new ideas so this list is constantly changing, life is limitless!

  1. Attend an Olympics Games (aiming for Japan 2020)
  2. Visit Seven Wonders of Modern World
    To Do: Petra, Jordan (aiming for 2022).
    Done: Taj Mahal, India; Giza, Egypt; Colosseum, Italy; Chichen Itza, Mexico; Machu Picchu, Peru; Great Wall of China, China; Christ the Redeemer, Brazil
  3. Attend either Men’s of Women’s Final at Australian Tennis Open (aiming for 2018)
  4. Attend all four Tennis Grand Slams (French & USA to go)
  5. Go on an Arctic cruise, see Polar Bears and visit Greenland (aiming for 2019)
  6. Appear on a radio or TV show
  7. Snorkel in The Galapagos Islands (aiming for 2024 with my niece Erin on her Graduation)
  8. Fly First Class on International Long Haul Flight (booked November 2017)
  9. Take a dog sled ride
  10. Stay in a Ice Hotel (Sweden)
  11. Write a short story
  12. Experience the African Big Five – elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo & rhino (hopefully Nov-Dec 2017)
  13. Visit Victoria Falls (booked December 2017)
  14. Visit Serengeti – the cradle of life (booked Dec 2017)
  15. Visit Myanmar (aiming for 2020)
  16. Visit and hopefully drive across the Florida Keys
  17. Travel on The Trans-Mongolian Railway
  18. Visit the Amazon
  19. Float in The Dead Sea
  20. Visit Jerusalem
  21. View The Statues on Easter Island
  22. Explore Turkey
  23. See Gorillas in the Mist (booked Nov-Dec 2017)
  24. Travel the West Coast of Australia from Darwin to Broome
  25. Visit the top most town in Australia (Cooktown)
  26. Visit the Dalmatian Coast in Croatia
  27. Visit 100 countries (57 so far)
  28. See Test Match Cricket in Six Countries (So far Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Sri Lanka, likely other two are England and India)
  29. Experience Mt Everest from Base Camp (aiming for 2019)
  30. Volunteer for 6-12 months (retirement plan)
  31. Drive around Australia for at least 6 months (retirement plan)

Damn there is still a lot to do!!

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