Bianca Bauza – Bucket list

As I continue to shine a light on cool people and their Bucket Lists this week I present Bianca’s list. Two and a half years ago Bianca’s world changed dramatically when her boyfriend of 7 years left the picture…following some soul searching (which included selling all her stuff and quitting her job, sound familiar?) she set off to explore, photograph and write about her adventures on her very nice blog Nomadbiba. When I saw that her site was chock full of action pictures, with Bianca rock climbing,  leaning out of helicopters, crashing pushbikes into trees and the like I couldn’t help but think that she should sell little action figurines of herself to inspire the next generation of adventurers.

Anyway…on her travels, Bianca has done heaps of fun things including:

Here is the heady list of things that Bianca wants to do before kicking the proverbial:

  1. Visit Japan
  2. Try paragliding and go to 10 different spots around the world
  3. Spend one week in each of these cities: Vancouver, London, Paris, ✓Venice, ✓Buenos Aires, Tokyo, San Francisco, Toronto, Amsterdam, Lisbon
  4. Make a major bicycle trip around Europe
  5. Go sailing in the Caribbean
  6. See Australia
  7. Visit the Galapagos Islands
  8. Travel around India
  9. Become location independent
  10. Visit Hawaii
  11. Go on a road trip across Canada
  12. Go backpacking around Asia
  13. Spend a week in a luxury hotel in some paradise island getting massages
  14. Go skydiving
  15. Dance tango in Argentina
  16. Get my Italian up to conversational level
  17. Learn surfing
  18. Get strong at rock climbing by visiting at least 10 different countries to climb (1. Colombia, 2. Canada, 3. USA, )
  19. Make a sailing trip of at least 2 weeks
  20. Milk a cow
  21. Fly in a hot air balloon
  22. Visit Bali
  23. Eat insects
  24. Go to a full moon party on a beach
  25. See Rodrigo & Gabriela playing live
  26. Climb an active volcano
  27. Run a half marathon
  28. Go on a road trip around the USA
  29. Travel to Iceland
  30.  ✓   Go whale watching
  31. Learn to take photos with a DSLR camera
  32. Polish my French and speak it fluently
  33. Stay at an Indian ashram
  34. Eat vegetarian at least 2 days a week
  35. See the Grand Canyon
  36. Visit New Zealand
  37. Spend a couple of days in the Amazon
  38. Learn yoga and practice regularly
  39. Go WWOOFing or Helpxing to at least 5 different locations
  40. Own a house
  41. Trail the Camino de Santiago in Spain
  42. ✓   Participate on a street parade
  43. Play with elephants
  44. Go on a helicopter ride
  45. Become an early riser
  46. Volunteer in a third world country for a month
  47. Write 10 guest posts in different blogs
  48. Run a marathon
  49. Donate blood
  50. Knit a scarf for myself
  51. Jump from a cliff into deep water
  52. Swim with dolphins
  53. Learn how to make cheese
  54. Go white water rafting
  55. Shave my head
  56. Participate in a triathlon
  57. Check out the tepuyes in Venezuela
  58. Learn to live in the now
  59. Sell at least 20 photographs
  60. Go to Africa
  61. Make a horseback ridding trip of at least a week
  62. Reach at least medium level for German
  63. Witness a meteor shower
  64. Experience zero gravity
  65. Go island hopping in Greece
  66. Make sushi
  67. Walk through a labyrinth
  68. Help in building a home
  69. Become a freelance worker
  70. Do a public presentation about something I care about
  71. Walk into an airport and spontaneously buy a plane ticket to wherever
  72. Ride a mechanical bull
  73. Celebrate Dia de Los Muertos in Mexico
  74. Go flying in a private jet
  75. Work as a cook in a restaurant for a while
  76. Dive with whale sharks
  77. Attend TED Talks
  78. Witness an eclipse
  79. Learn to play poker
  80. See penguins in their natural habitat
  81. Travel on my own for at least 2 weeks
  82. Learn more about wines
  83. Learn to forgive for real
  84. Join a disaster relief effort
  85. Ride a horse without a saddle
  86. Spend a week in a silence retreat
  87. Learn about animal communication
  88. Make a loan through Kiva
  89. Get my blog to have 1000 visits/month
  90. Play with a chimpanzee
  91. Spend 3 months in a horse ranch
  92. Take a self defense class and learn some proper ass kicking techniques
  93. Experience Tuscany
  94. Make a time capsule and bury it
  95. Touch one of the great cats (lion, tiger, leopard, etc)
  96. Join a flash mob
  97. Make some stencil art
  98. Participate in a wine harvest
  99. Visit Cuba
  100.    Try to put my arms around a Sequoia tree – Did it! In Victoria BC (Canada)

Feeling inspired yet? I feel tired just reading this list! Thanks for sharing with us Bianca…oh and let us know when you come to visit Australia and go paragliding, I may just know some people to help you out.

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