Experience Bucketlist – Finale

Following on from this weeks Bucketlist series (part 1/part 2/part 3) and in celebration of A Wandering Memory reaching its 1st year anniversary, here is the final post of the series.

  • Witness a Polar Bear family in the wild

Travelling Canada is an eclectic experience, beautiful landscapes and a huge variety of wildlife is enough to inspire the best of us. One of its most iconic inhabitants, the polar bear calls an area nearly a thousand miles above of the Canadian populated centres it’s home. These iconic predators are another endangered species that are in serious threat in the wild. Sightings are few and far between, but witnessing a family together in the vast wilderness would be spectacular. The wonder coupled with the fear would be indescribable.


  • Become a Cowboy for a month

We have already experienced living on a ranch in Australia for a couple of nights and thoroughly enjoyed it. However a real cowboy wears a Stetson and rides a horse, in a ranch in Texas right? Sorry if that offends anyone, but that our dream … Riding a appaloosa horse, wearing an authentic Stetson hat, rounding up cattle on a huge wilderness ranch is just our idea of an authentic experience. We realise that the old west is long gone, and that ranch work these days is labour intensive, but we would embrace the challenge. We would savour that moment saddled on the horse.

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  • Experience the African Migration

Part of our original wishlist blogged in August included being able to witness the magic of the Serengeti & Maasai Mara and the wonder of the mass migration. Literally millions of native wild animals including an estimated 1.5 million wildebeest make a seamlessly endless journey across woodlands, savanna & hills in search of the rains. It’s a true natural event that has been occurring for hundreds maybe even thousands of years and still in today’s crazy world it continues.

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photo credit: DSC_0544 via photopin (license)

A marvel of mother nature – a true force and an epic experience – what better to close off our Anniversary Bucketlist series.

Thank you for visiting and I hope you have enjoyed it – I’d love to know what’s on your list – feel free to comment

The list Bucketlist also includes:

Part 1 

  • Everest Base Camp
  • Swimming with a Whale Shark/Whale
  • Visiting the Ghost town of Pripyat (Chernobyl)

Part 2

  • Experiencing a Supersonic Jet
  • Experiencing a glimpse of Asia’s endangered Predator
  • Cruising the South Pacific

Part 3 

  • Walking with the Emperor Penguins
  • Auschwitz
  • Kayaking amongst Icebergs

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13 thoughts on “Experience Bucketlist – Finale

      1. I feel like I need to share a post like this soon. I have so many things on my bucket list it is unreal. Sometimes I feel afraid to share it because I don’t want to limit or pressure myself. Maybe I should push myself and do it anyway.

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