What’s a Bucket List?
Alist of all the goals I want to achieve, dreams I want to fulfill and life-experiences I wish to experience before I ‘Kick the bucket’.
Travel back to Tibet.
Walked around Mersea Island – Achieved on 16/07/2009. Google map.✓
Went on Safari in Africa.✓
Visited Cape Town.✓
Throw tomatoes at La Tomatina, Valencia, Spain
Watched the sunrise from the top of one of the temples of Tikal.✓
Celebrate The Day of the Dead, Mexico
Stay in the Beagle Hotel.
Took a tour around Chernobyl and Pripyat.✓
Visited the gates of Area 51.✓
Took a road trip on both the East & West Coasts of America.✓
Seen the Grand Canyon and Monument Valley with my eyes.✓
Ate Tacos in Mexico City.✓
Watched a wrestling match live in Mexico City.✓
Visit the sets of Twin Peaks.
Partied in Ibiza.✓
Cruise the Galapagos Islands.
Partied at Queens Day – Amsterdam.✓
Partied in New Orleans.✓
Go hiking in Glacier National Park.
Stay the night on Battle Ship Island, Japan.
Swam in Lake Baikal, Russia.✓
Visited the site of the Kent State Shooting.✓
Searched for Big Foot.✓
Stayed in the Black Sail Hostel in the Lake District.✓
Visited the set of The Goonies.✓
Step foot on Antarctica.
Stood on the most southerly tip of Africa.✓
Took a drive in a 1950′s car in Cuba.✓
Cycled over the Golden Gate Bridge.✓
Visit all Fifty of the United States.
Paid my respected at Auschwitz.✓
Visit the real Silent Hill (Centralia, PA).✓
Travel to Easter Island.
Travel from New York to San Francisco on-board Amtrak.✓
Visited the Very Large Array Telescope in New Mexico.✓
Ride the old Orient Express train route.
See Mount Everest with my own eyes.
Travel on the last passenger train in Mexico.✓
Drank in the Burj al Arab (The worlds only seven star hotel).✓
Party at the Berlin Love Parade.✓
Visit the Spam Museum in Minnesota.
Snorkeled in a barrier reef.✓
Ride in a hot air balloon.
Stood on the most southerly tip of Africa.✓
Drank Vodka with a Russian on the Trans-Siberian.✓
See Niagara Falls.
Win over $200 in Vegas.✓
Visited the Dwarf Theme Park in China.✓
Thru hike the Pacific Crest Trail.
Travel from London to Dakar overland.
Rode a horse in Mongolia.✓
Cycled the magnificent ‘Going-to-the-Sun-Road’.✓
Climb a rather large mountain in America.
Hiked in Denali National Park.✓
Cycle from Europe to Africa.
Hiked Tiger Leaping Gorge.✓
Cycle the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route.
Camped out under the Northern Lights in Iceland.✓
Cycled through the Redwood National Forrest.✓
Kora around Mount Kailash.
Finish cycling back to London from NYC, via Asia.
Cycle from San Fransisco back to New York.
Cage dived with Great White Sharks.✓
Hike the West Highland Way
Learn how to Scuba Dive.
Walk the Coast to Coast path across the UK. Achieved on 24/08/2009.✓
Cooked marshmallows on an active volcano.✓
Camped out under the stars in Alaska.✓
Canoe the Mississippi River.
Take one last epic overland trip around the World.
Climb the 3 highest peaks in the U.K. Ben Nevis/Scafell Pike/Snowdon.
Cycled the Pacific Coast Highway.✓
Seen Mount McKinley with my eyes.✓
Cycled across the US.✓
Bicycle Trip in Europe.✓
Go camping in the Winter.
Lifestyle & Health
Buy a brand new Leica M.
Run a marathon.
Learn conversational Spanish.
Get fitter and healthier.
Have a job I love.
Improve my spelling and grammar.
Keep my blog up to date.
Stop procrastinating Facebook & Twitter.
Solve a Rubik’s Cube.
Party at the Burning Man Festival.
Read more books.
Try another silly American food challenge.
Said ‘I do’ in Vegas; And got married by Elvis.✓
Make money off my website.
Dj’ed at a top London Night Club.✓
Met Kylie Minogue.✓
I have a wife. And she’s very cute American.✓
Break a record.
Came first place in a drag queen competition.✓
Partied in the largest Halloween street carnival.✓
Get over my fear of public speaking.
Visit the Playboy Mansion. ;-)
Own a Coffee Shop/gallery
Dance Tango in Argentina.
Learn to speak Spanish
De-clutted my life and trying to live a minimal lifestyle.✓
Learn to surf.
Grow a full on beard. Achieved on 24/08/2009.✓
Having the single speed bicycle of my dreams.✓
Lived in New York City.✓
Make £10K for Charity.
Watched the live taping of the Jerry Springer Show.✓
Tell a story at a story-telling night.
Be a good husband to Julie.
Shot an AK-47, and other large weapons in the former USSR.✓
Have wonderful friends all over the world.✓
Be less critical of myself.
Compete in an alley cat bicycle race.
Ice Skated in Central Park on Christmas Day✓
Ate the worlds largest grilled cheese sandwich.✓
Have photos printed in a magazine.
Be featured on a blog.✓
Learn how to build a bicycle.
Show my own photo’s in an exhibition.
Have my work and name featured in a feature film.✓
Be featured in the Bicycle Film Festival.
Made a YouTube/Vimeo video that got over 1000+ views in the first month.✓
Write a book about my travels.
Worked in TV & Radio.✓
Frame my Tibetan art work.✓
Had one of my short films shown at a film festival.✓
Photographed the Manhattanhenge.✓
Produce a music video.
Give a talk on my travels.
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