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Things to do before I die

So someone tagged me to in of these notes thingies on Facebook, in what was basically a list of The Things To Do Before I Die and though it said to only list 30 things, in my usual overboard, over-enthusiastic style, I've listed forty and I figured I might as well share them with you guys here.

So here it is, The Things I want to do before I die:-

1) Buy a round-the-world air ticket and a rucksack, and run away and make sure I set foot on each of the seven continents

2) Visit all the seven wonders of the World.. Modern, Ancient, Natural

3) Watch Roger Federer play in a Wimbledon final

4) Be published in the New Yorker or the Economist

5) Drink beer at Oktoberfest in Munich

6) Learn to play a musical instrument with some degree of skill

7) Fly a plane

8) Learn to scuba dive, skydive and bungee jump and go up in a hot air ballooon

9) Go on a wild-life safari across the African grasslands.

10) Watch a football game between Argentina and Brazil, an El Classico between Real Madrid and Barcelona at the Camp Nou and a Liverpool game at Anfield from the Kop preferably against Manchester United or Chelsea.

11) Volunteer abroad

12) Send a message in a bottle.

13) Follow in the footsteps of my favourite travel book

14) Ride the Trans-Siberian Express across Asia.

15) Fall deeply in love -- helplessly and unconditionally.

16) Have my potrait painted

17) Learn to juggle with three balls

18) Write the novel that I know I have inside me somewhere.

19) Shower in a waterfall.

20) Experience weightlessness.

21) Drive across India from coast to coast or even travel by train

22) Go wild in Rio de Janeiro during Carnival.

23) Visit the Holy Land.

24) Catch a ball in the stands of a cricket stadium.

25) Watch Liverpool FC in action at Anfield

26) Photograph an endangered species

27) Watch the Olympics

28) Cross a country on a bicycle.

29) Learn a foreign language.

30) Dance the Tango in Argentina.

31) Dive with whale sharks and swim with dolphins.

32) Cross a glacier on foot and climb an active volcano

33) Spend 24 hours alone in the jungle.

34) Stand at the North or South Pole.

35) Enjoy a freshly rolled cigar in Cuba.

36) Watch an orchestral performance in Vienna.

37) Shake hands with someone who has truly changed a country.

38) Go skinny-dipping at midnight in the South of France.

39) Tell someone the story of my life, sparing no details.

40) See the Northern Lights.

Also, there's this interesting site I found which lists the 100 things to do before you die and you can mark off how many you've done. I had about 9 or 10. Go see how many you have.

I plan to keep reevaluating every year at least. To see how many I have accomplished and how many I haven't. The plan is to do at least half the things on this list before I turn 30.


...and what is your fav travel book? whom will your message in a bottle be addressed?

...i think you should get on that train/plane/car/bicycle now and you'll easily do 5-6 of these stuff... you have a yearly target?

love some of them...and wish to do many of them myself...but i don't make list :(
homecooked said…
Nice list! I hope you do these too before you turn 30 :)
homecooked said…
Nice list! I hope you do these too before you turn 30 :)

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