My Lists

My Bucket List

(strike-through=done; red=in progress)
  • Attend the Grand Prix de Monaco
  • Walk on the Great Wall of China
  • Visit the Forbidden City
  • Explore the great pyramids of Giza and other Egyptian wonders
  • Experience the Holy Land including Mount Sinai, Jerusalem, the Jordan River, Sea of Galilee
  • Visit Petra in Jordan
  • Walk on Antarctica
  • Take a safari in Kenya and see Mount Kilimanjaro in nearby Tanzania and maybe hike it
  • Visit South Africa and maybe go in a shark cage with great whites all around
  • Visit all LDS temples (see temples list)
  • Investigate all of the Smithsonian museums
  • Go inside the White House and see the Oval Office
  • Trek through Denali National Park and take a whale cruise through Alaskan waters
  • Climb Mount Kilauea and visit active lava flows and a black sand beach
  • Ascend to the top of Ayers Rock
  • Visit the Crocodile Hunter’s wildlife park in Queensland, Australia
  • Hike through Machu Picchu
  • Explore the Mayan temples of Central America
  • Look down on the Nazca Lines
  • Fly through the trees on a canopy tour of the Amazon
  • Visit the Vatican and maybe see the Pope
  • Walk through Red Square in Moscow
  • Take a river cruise down the Danube
  • Visit Salzburg, Austria and maybe sing at the top of my lungs in a green meadow in the Alps
  • Go to the North Pole
  • Ride the Trans-Siberian Railroad from Vladivostok to Moscow
  • Explore St. Petersburg
  • Visit the terracotta warriors
  • See the Cave of Swallows in Mexico
  • Go through Checkpoint Charlie and see Berlin united and remnants of the wall
  • Walk amongst the monoliths of Stonehenge and Easter Island
  • Explore Prague
  • Be amazed by the Taj Mahal
  • See Buddha in heroic form throughout Asia
  • Gaze upon Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower and while I’m at it visit Notre Dame
  • Stand atop the white cliffs of Dover
  • Be educated at Oxford and walk the corridors of Cambridge
  • Photograph inside the Library of Congress, inside the actual study room not just the lobby
  • Go to the Olympics, summer and winter, and attend the opening and closing ceremonies or help plan them
  • Ponder on the great philosophers of Greece at the Parthenon
  • See an opera in the coliseum in Verona, Italy
  • Have at least one of my photos published in National Geographic
  • Explore the architectural wonders of Rome
  • Ride a gondola through the canals of Venice
  • Appreciate the work of America’s greatest architect – Frank Lloyd Wright (see my FLLW buildings list here)
  • Ring the opening bell of the NYSE
  • Explore by land and sea Fiordland National Park in New Zealand
  • Watch a president’s inauguration from close enough to the Capitol Building that I can see their faces
  • Experience the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade from the grandstand
  • Revisit the land of my mission, Hungary, and see old friends and explore
  • Stand in awe of the beautiful mosques of Tehran
  • See a giant panda, lowland gorilla, chimpanzee, tiger in the wild
  • Explore Morocco
  • Smile back at the Mona Lisa
  • Ride an elephant through the jungles of India and Southeast Asia and see beautiful remnants of ages past
  • Experience the sites and sounds of Bali
  • Be overshadowed by Mount Everest
  • Visit the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve in Mexico – a UNESCO world heritage site
  • Explore Iceland

Beijing 24 Aug 2011 Great Wall of China (28) Beijing 23 Aug 2011 Tiananmen Square (31) Temples Jan 2015

Terracotta Warriors in ranks September small Taliesin West

2014 May 9 Wright House (47) copyFLLW Marin County Civic Center San Rafael CA (94)

19 Dec 2014 Price Tower (12)1 Nov 2014 FLLW Boomer House (4)

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