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Africa
Africa 2012

Antarctica
Australia
Europe
Europe 2009
Europe 2014
Scandinavia 2017

North America
USA 2007
Mexico 2010
Cuba 2010
USA 2015
Canada 2015


Central Asia 2016


South America 2006


My list has 100 boxes to be ticked.

The ones in blue are ticked.

The ones with "?" are 'x' rated. Ask me if you dare.


  1. ?
  2. Walk on the Golden Gate bridge
  3. See the Grand Canyon
  4. Go to a strip club
  5. Paddle-boat ride on the Mississippi
  6. Get picked up by a young guy
  7. Gamble in Las Vegas
  8. Drive a car in the USA
  9. Have a holiday in Hawaii
  10. Things to try: sailing
  11. Go for a ride on a Harley
  12. ?
  13. ?
  14. Things to try: drive a racing car
  15. ?
  16. Holiday on a beach in Thailand
  17. Visit the Isle of Skye
  18. Visit the Tower of London
  19. Watch the changing guards
  20. Visit Stonehenge
  21. Visit Loch Ness
  22. Titter at Henry V111's cod-piece
  23. Visit Death Valley
  24. Take a cable car in San Francisco
  25. Go to Disneyland
  26. Things to try: a roller coaster
  27. Own my own home
  28. ?
  29. Things to try: ballooning
  30. Take a harbour cruise in Singapore
  31. See the moai on Easter Island
  32. Visit Machu Pichu
  33. Fly over the Nasca Lines
  34. Cruise on Lake Titicaca
  35. Boat on the Amazon River
  36. See the White House in Washington
  37. See a lightning storm USA
  38. Drive through Monument Valley
  39. Photograph Niagara Falls
  40. Cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde
  41. Empire State building
  42. Statue of Liberty
  43. Things to try: jet boating
  44. Walk off the Sky Tower in Auckland
  45. Drive to Farewell Spit
  46. Learn how to play jazz on a piano
  47. See the Leaning Tower of Pisa
  48. Go to the top of the Eiffel Tower
  49. Wander through the Louvre
  50. Stand on the Rialto bridge in Venice
  51. Cruise on the Danube
  52. St Peter's Square in Rome
    1. Walk in the Colosseum
    2. Visit Gallipoli
    3. Drive in Europe
    4. Drink Tuscan wine in Tuscany
    5. Drive on the autobahn - woohoo!
    6. Southern Alps train trip
    7. Cuba before the Castros die
    8. See the Mayan / Aztec culture
    9. Go back to New York
    10. Visit a South Pacific Island
    11. Safari in Lake Ngorongoro crater
    12. Stay on Zanzibar
    13. See the deserts of Namibia
    14. Lake Victoria & Victoria Falls
    15. Balloon ride over Masai Mara
    16. Table Mountain in Capetown
    17. Fly any class except "cattle"
    18. Check out the geysers of Iceland
    19. St Petersburg & Moscow
    20. Stay in southern France
    21. Stay at the Hermitage (Mt Cook)
    22. Things to try: dirt-bike riding
    23. I want to be a bridesmaid
    24. Go for a cruise in Alaska
    25. Check out some of the "stans"
    26. Visit the Forbidden City
    27. See the terracotta soldiers
    28. Walk on the Great Wall of China
    29. Go as far north as North Cape
    30. Visit Scandinavia
    31. Go to Spain, Morocco, Portugal
    32. Baltic countries
    33. Go to Berlin
    34. Visit Japan
    35. Stay in southern Italy
    36. Visit the Middle East
    37. Take a boat ride up the Nile River
    38. Get to Antarctica somehow
    39. Check out the Greek Isles
    40. Visit the Taj Mahal
    41. Kathmandu
    42. Nothern India - Lhasa
    43. See the pyramids and sphinx
    44. Acropolis in Athens
    45. Things to try: sky-dive
    46. Things to try: flying a helicopter
    47. Stone circles on Harris and Lewis
    48. Dance at my grandson's 20th/21st

Ticking Boxes, April, 2018