My bucket-list

This is my list, with all the beautiful things I want to do, before I kick the bucket, or my stripes fly away…

…whichever comes first.

Zu besuchende Orte

  • Visit the Antarctic
  • Visit Australia
  • Visit New Zealand
  • Visit the North Cape
  • Visit Iceland
  • Visit Alaska
  • Visit Namibia
  • Visit Hawaii
  • Visit San Francisco,
    taking a photo of the Golden Gate Bridge, go by Cable Car, see a game of the 49ers and visitt Alcatraz
  • Visit Casablanca
  • See the gorge of the Zrmanja river (Croatia)
    (Well-known scenes from “Winnetou” were filmed here.)
  • Visit all counties of Germany
    (379 of 401 done)
  • Visit all Départements in France
    (73 of 96 done, 2 of 5 Overseas-Départements)
  • Visit all Continents
    (3 of 7 done)
  • Visit as many countries in the world as possible
    Done: (1) Germany, (2) France, (3) Belgium, (4) Netherlands, (5) Luxembourg, (6) Great Britain, (7) Ireland, (8) Switzerland, (9) Malta, (10) Italy, (11) South Afrika, (12) Danmark, (13) Austria, (14) Cambodia, (15) Vietnam, (16) Thailand, (17) Cuba, (18) Jersey, (19) Guernsey, (20) Andorra, (21) Spain, (22) Poland, (23) Sweden, (24) Turkey, (25) Lichtenstein, (26) Martinique, (27) Saint Kitts & Nevis, (28) British Virgin Islands, (29) Dominica, (30) Antigua & Barbuda, (31) Guadeloupe, (32) Monaco, (33) Barbados, (34) Russia, (35) Czech Republic, (36) Saint Martin, (37) Sint Maarten

Attractions to visit

  • See Versailles
  • See the Louvre
  • See Machu Picchu
  • See the Temple of Petra
  • See the Forum Romanum
  • See the Acropolis in Athens
  • See the pyramids of Giza
  • See the moai on the Easter Island
  • See Mount Everest
  • See the Standing Stones of Callanish
  • Visit the Sea Otters in the Oregon Zoo
  • Visit the HMS Victory in historical uniform
  • See the snow monkeys bathing in the Japanese Jigokudani Monkey Park
  • See the green Chicago River on St. Patrick’s Day
  • Visit the Sunstone Vineyard in Santa Ynez, California

Desired photos

  • Photograph the aurora borealis
  • Photograph the Milky Way
  • Photograph sea otters in the wild
  • Photograph the launch of an Ariane rocket in Kourou

Train Rides

  • Drive with the Royal Scotsman
  • Take the Trans-Siberian Railway
  • Take the Eastern Oriental Express
  • Drive with The Ghan across Australia
  • Take the train across the Rocky Mountains
  • Take the Tibet-Railway to Lhasa
  • See the Big Boy in steam
  • Take the tram in Lisbon
  • Go by train through the Eurotunnel

Ship cruises

  • Steer a boat over the Caledonian Canal
  • Steer a boat over the Union Canal and Forth & Clyde Canal
  • Take the boat through the Panama Canal
  • Take the boat through the Suez Canal
  • Take a cruise with a tall ship


  • Visit a carnival ball in Venice
  • Ride Harley along (a part of) the Route 66
  • Visit Carnival in New Orleans
  • Visit Carnival in Rio
  • Perform an own composition in the Cologne Philharmonic Concert Hall
  • Visit a performance at the Metropolitan Opera New York
  • Stay at the Hotel at Old Faithful
  • Dance tango in Buenos Aires
  • Tango dancing at the river Seine across from Notre Dame

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