We first posted a travel “bucket list” in early 2014, and managed to knock off a couple of places during that year. (Ok, we knew in advance we would.) Here’s the updated list for 2015.
Whoever said “the journey is its own reward” and “getting there is half the fun” never flew on a 21st century commercial airline. Undoubtedly when those words were uttered, travel was both more arduous – perhaps involving camels and cruise liners that had a purposeful destination – and glamorous, in that people actually dressed for the journey. (Even I remember the concept of having a “travel ensemble” as a kid, on the train to Fort Worth from LA Union Station. And my mom had a dedicated suitcase thing just for makeup – heavy enough to kill someone if you wanted to whack them on the head with it.)
Having a “bucket list” could seem a bit silly, too much like “1000 Places to See Before You Die”. It is also far too sobering, when you realize you have a rather long list and maybe not enough years to work your way through it. On the other hand, one may as well be optimistic. So as of 2014, here’s our list. Continue reading The Bucket List