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50 Things To Do Before You Die
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Mahatma Gandhi


In 2003, the BBC asked its viewers what would they like to do before they die. 20,000 people responded and here are their top 50 things to do.



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Swim with dolphins

Scuba dive on Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Fly Concorde to New York, New York, USA

Go whale-watching

Dive with sharks

Skydiving

Fly in a hot air balloon

Fly in a fighter jet

Go on safari

See the Northern Lights

Walk the Inca trail to Machu Picchu, Peru

Climb Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney, Australia

Escape to a paradise island



Drive a Formula 1 car

Go white water rafting

Walk the Great Wall of China

Bungee jumping
Ride the Rocky Mountaineer train, Canada

Drive along Route 66, USA

Fly in a helicopter over the Grand Canyon, Colorado, USA

Take the Orient Express from Venice to London

See elephants in the wild

Explore Antarctica

Ride a motorbike on the open road



Have a go at cowboy ranching

Climb Mount Everest

Wonder at a waterfall

Travel into space

Explore the Galapagos Islands

Trek through a rainforest

Gallop a horse along a beach

Ride a camel to the Pyramids, Egypt
Take the Trans-Siberian Railway from Moscow to Vladivostok

Catch sunset over Uluru (Ayres Rock), Northern Territories, Australia

Go wing-walking

Climb Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa

Fly over a volcano

Drive a husky sled

Hike up a glacier

Ride a rollercoaster

Fish for blue marlin

Go paragliding

Play a round of golf at Augusta, Georgia, USA

Watch mountain gorillas

See tigers in the wild

Do the Cresta Run, Switzerland

Visit Walt Disney World, Florida, USA

Visit Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

See orang-utans in Borneo

Go polar bear watching
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