Actually, there is a host of exciting ideas when it comes to an adventurous weekend or for the summer. Or at any time of year for that matter. Back when I was in college, I thought the greatest thrill would be going sky-diving. It was on my 12th birthday, I think, that I even thought of sailing the oceans, until I discovered I needed a sailboat to do this and that I might get sea sick! Hah! For a while, I thought sailing was just about being on a yacht , sunbathing and watching the dolphins from the deck.
But now, that I have the time, the most thrilling adventure for me would be exploring the lost world of the Indonesian jungle. Ever since I read an article about its raw untouched beauty, exotic animals and cloud-shrouded Foja mountains I have been thinking about going there.
With my limited exposure to the outdoors, this idea has surprised the people who know me well. But still, it is something I know deep within me that I want to undertake, if only to challenge myself.
Yes, I know it is kind of strange that someone who has embraced the modern world would take such a plunge. But then, what is an adventure if there is nothing new to learn, no hurdles to go through and no self-discovery to make?
What about you? What is the most thrilling adventure you would go on, if you had the time and money?Read More