Bucket List

I've learned that one of the most important things in getting something done is to write it down.  Therefore, here is my official bucket list of things to do before I 'kick the bucket' (in no particular order).  I will add more as they come. 

"Time waits for no one!"

1.  Live in Japan
  • Learn to speak conversational Japanese
  • Run a hostel or similar business
2. Visit Machu Picchu
3. Road trip to Vancouver, BC December 2012
  • Visit Seattle, WA
  • Visit Portland, OR
  • Visit the Redwoods
4. Scuba dive the Great Barrier Reef
  • Learn to scuba dive November 2011
5. Go shark cage diving
6. See the pyramids March 2012
7. Skydive December 2010
8. Go on a safari March 2012
9. Get tattoos
10. Visit the Galapagos Islands
11. Get a six pack
12. Take part in La Tomatina
13. Learn to play piano
  • Learn to read music notes
14. Learn to play drums
15. Visit Yellowstone National Park
16. Bungee Jump
17. Hike the Great Wall of China (Jinshanling to Simatai) November 2012
18. Visit Easter Island
19. Eat a lobster in Maine
20. Eat at one of the world's best restaurants
21. Set foot on all 7 continents
  • Asia 1978!
  • Europe March 2012
  • North America 1987
  • South America
  • Africa March 2012
  • Australia
  • Antartica
22. Attend Oktoberfest in Germany
23. Stay in Oia Village, Santorini, Greece
24. Attend the Rio Carnival, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Go hang gliding
25. Ride in a hot air balloon
26. See the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis)
27. Visit the Colosseum
28. Ride the Rocky Mountaineer train
29. Climb to the Top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa
30. Fly first class
31. Hike the entire Kalalau Trail (22 mile round-trip)
32. Learn how to make stained glass art
33. Invest in land property and build an A-Frame cabin