My Bucket List

TO DO:

Things to do (not in any particular order)
  1. Camp inside Masai Mara - watch the great river crossing
  2. Foot safari at Mana Pools and watch feeding lions, wild dogs, stand up elephants
  3. Camel ride in a desert and camp overnight
  4. Rio Di Janeiro - statue of Christ
  5. Kremlin
  6. Float in the Dead Sea
  7. Night in a boat house
  8. Scuba Dive
  9. Watch the Bhadra river terns
  10. Australia: Great Barrier Reef, Totem Pole (Tasmania), 
  11. Brazil: Panatal: freshwater stingray of Barra Mansa Ranch, Jaguar
  12. China: Great Wall, Mt. Hua ride,
  13. East African Rift: Crater lakes
  14. Madagascar: Ankarafantsika National Park, Berenty Special Reserve, Andasibe-Mantadia NP
  15. Maldives: Stay in a private island 
  16. Mexico: Angangueo: monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) roost on the Sierra Chincua (Chincua mountain) 
  17. Namibia: underground bunker at Etosha National Park
  18. South Africa national parks
  19. South Georgia Island: St. Andrews Bay. largest king penguin colonies
  20. Sri Lanka: Yala NP (largest leopard)
  21. Tanzania: Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge
  22. Uganda: Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park (lions on trees), Lake Albert, Explosion Craters area in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Gorillas of Bwindi National Park 
  23. US:Alaska: Brooks Falls in Alaska's Katmai Nat'l Park and Preserve. Bears pack the falls there, catching salmon as they swim upstream.
  24. US:Wyoming: Powder River: "Flying fish" (minnows)
  25. See the seven wonders (seen Taj, 6 more to go)
  26. Watch a live Opera
  27. Run a marathon
  28. Sky dive
  29. Bungee Jump
  30. Rappelling
  31. Snorkelling
  32. Under sea walk
  33. Water skiing
  34. Rock climbing
  35. See a whale
  36. Touch a dolphin
  37. Drive a 1000+ cc bike
  38. Drive a car at 300 kmph
  39. Travel in a bullet train
  40. Balloon ride
  41. Deep dive with a DPV
  42. Base Jumping
  43. Go on a luxury Cruise
  44. Bathe in a Geyser
  45. A Himalayan trek
  46. Drive on top of the Great Wall of China
  47. Cross the Sahara Desert
  48. Drive round the world
  49. Drive around the golden quadrilateral in India
  50. Drive on the highest motorable road in world - Kardung La
  51. 3 Continents to visit: Australia, S. America, Antartica
  52. Oceans to touch: Arctic and Antartic Oceans
  53. Sail round the world
  54. Trek across a desert
  55. Reach the North Pole
  56. Visit Antartica & reach the South Pole
  57. See a live volcano
  58. See an Aurora Borealis
  59. Watch a space shuttle/rocket launch
  60. Dive to the Titanic
  61. See earth from space
  62. Watch a comet (Halley's comet will visit us 2061 and I will be 87 yrs)

Done

      1. Start my own company: 123Interio August (2014)
      2. Work as CTO in a startup (2013-14)
      3. Learn to swim (2013) at the age of 38
      4. Author a technology book - jQuery Mobile Cookbook by Packt Publishers
      5. Publish Kannada Books - (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012) - 4 books in total, 5th WIP
      6. Recognized contributor of open source community(2009+)
      7. White water rafting - level 3 rapids @ Barapole, Coorg (2009)
      8. Trek through a rain forest (2009)
      9. Bathe in a waterfall (2009)
      10. Climbed the 5th highest peak in S. India (Tadiandamol Coorg, 1748m) (2009)
      11. Archery (2008)
      12. Reached the 2nd highest peak in S. India (Doddabetta Ooty, 2637m) (2008)
      13. Drive a water speed bike (2006)
      14. Dive in a submarine (2004)
      15. See a Sunken ship (2004)
      16. Para-sail (2004)
      17. Drive a speed boat (2004)
      18. Shoot a double barrel shotgun (2004)
      19. See a Tsunami Wave - (Murudeshwar Beach, Karnataka, 26-Dec-2004)
      20. Cross country across the US - to and fro (~8700 miles in 16 days, 2003)
      21. Drive across the Loneliest Road in US R50, Nevada (2003)
      22. Saw the largest living being on earth - General Sherman Tree (2003)
      23. Gutenberg Volunteer (2002) - redacted and published 15 books so far ....
      24. Pilot a plane - 2 seater Cessna (1999)
      25. Ice skiing (1999)
      26. Explore caves (1999)
      27. Drive a car @ 200 kmph (1999)
      28. Helicopter ride and saw Niagara Falls from the top (1999)
      29. Trek to the base of Jog Falls (253m) highest waterfall in S. Asia (1992)
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