To Do

148. Kiss the Blarney stone

I climbed up the scary claustrophobic steps to take in the sites and kiss the famous stone.

147. Visit Ayers Rock in Australia

Updated December 14, 2009 You know Ayers Rock, I know you do. We’ve all seen pictures of it a million times. Photo courtesy of psmorrison It’s a long trek to the middle of Australia to visit, but I think it would be worth it, though I am nervous about the snakes, of course.

98. See the Great Wall of China

Updated May 16, 2010 It’s hard to imagine a feat of human engineering so great it can actually be seen from the moon. If I’m feeling particularly ambitious, perhaps I’ll walk the entire thing, though I’m sure that’s akin to hiking the Appalachian trail. Even if I only see a bit of it up close, […]

46. Visit a tropical rainforest

Updated December 14, 2009 There was a time in my life when I wanted nothing more than to be a wildlife biologist, living in the rainforest and studying the plants and the animals. I was enamored of the lush vegetation and exotic animals, and somehow thought that it would be a wonderful life, living in […]

29. See the aurora borealis

It’s as though Mother Nature said, “Fireworks? You want fireworks? I’ll show you how to light up the night sky.”

20. See a green iceberg

Updated October 24, 2009 You have to go to Antarctica to see a green iceberg. Apparently, exactly why they’re green is somewhat of a mystery, but it likely has something to do with organic sediment from the ocean water being frozen in there along with the water and salt. Perhaps I could do a cruise […]

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