Bucketlist for Mumbai

The idea of a bucket-list for Mumbai has been with me for a long time. You can call it a ‘to-do’ list or my resolutions for this year. Call it what you may, I need to get down to doing. Seriously.

Mumbai has a lot of things to see and experience. Despite living here for more than 2 years, I haven’t managed to even cover half the city. Finally, with a few friends we participated in an all-Mumbai treasure hunt. We did it for the heck of it – we were last initially. Surprise of surprises, we won second place after a nail biting finish. We managed to squeeze in a real bad ass race on the Bandra-Worli Sea link.

As if this experience was not enough, I came across Lesley Carter’s Bucket List. Thanks to all this, here is my modest bucket list for this year.

  1. Trek through Sanjay Gandhi National Park
  2. White water rafting
  3. Visit a hill station during the monsoons
  4. An all-night party
  5. Ride a bike or car through the city at night – responsibly
  6. Take the MTDC’s tourism bus Neelambari, a red open-top double-decker
  7. Climb Mazagaon Hill and visit Joseph Baptista Garden
  8. Learn a new programming language
  9. Eat street food at a the famous Khau Galli – never been there, imagine
  10. Learn to dance – really well without stepping on people’s toes
  11. Learn a foreign language
  12. Travel to new places
  13. Attend a really good international rock concert
  14. Eat at a really authentic Japanese restaurant – and blog about it
  15. Get a job – yeah, gotta do this if I have to achieve any of the above
  16. Complete my Masters in Sociology
  17. Visit relatives more often
  18. Go for a wild life safari
  19. Read two books per week
  20. Pick one trait that I would like to get rid of and work towards becoming a better person
  21. Get a driver’s license
  22. Visit Alibaug beach and the surrounding forts
  23. A bike trip
  24. Learn more about Goa
  25. Visit an island
  26. Volunteer with an Environmental NGO
  27. Try my hand at rappelling
  28. Visit Bademiya Restaurant in Mumbai
  29. Visit Haji Ali and Siddhivinyak Temple
  30. Attend a stand up comedy act
  31. Visit Daman and Diu
  32. Visit Kemp’s corner
  33. Visit the Afghan Church
  34. Eat a really good Burger (not McDonald)
  35. Attend a play

Let me know what you think about my Bucket List for Mumbai. Share your own bucket list with me and who knows, I may join you.


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