A Bucket List for the Outdoorsy Types

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Age is nothing more than a state of mind. Sure, you may not be physically able to do all the things you could 40 years ago, but when it comes to the adventurer’s spirit, there is no 20-year-old who could keep up. However, the focus of this article won’t be on the best places to visit, but the outdoor activities you should definitely try out. So, unleash your inner voyager, and do everything you’ve been dreaming about. Here are just some of the activities you should not skip, as well as a few suggestions for those unable to make up their minds.

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Horse-Riding

In some parts of the world, people are born in the saddle, live their entire lives in the saddle and die in the saddle. Sadly, in most parts of the Western Europe, people never learn how to ride. There are those who are skeptical about taking up riding in their 60s or 70s, but if Nick Skelton could earn an equestrian gold at 58, you can definitely learn at least the basics of horseback riding at any stage of your life. Some parts of the world, like Cappadocia, Turkey, offer this as one of their strongest tourist attractions.

Camel Trekking

No matter how exciting it is, riding a horse is something that a fairly large number of people tried at least once in their life. On the other hand, how many of your friends can boast about having a camel trekking experience? Without the internet, finding such an opportunity would be a challenge indeed, but with the right platform, you can easily find inspiration for a holiday that includes this activity in their offer, and the beauty of it is that it’s just a few clicks away. If you are not sure where to start your search, you cannot go wrong with Erg Chigaga, Morocco.

Hiking in Nepal

Whereas climbing Mount Everest may be too extreme, hiking up the Everest base camp trek is definitely something you should do in the nearest possible future. The track itself is 70 miles long, but it is intended to last at least 16 days, which makes this goal quite achievable. By hiring a guide for no more than $10 or $20 a day, you make this experience much safer and get to learn a lot about autochthonous culture.

Going on a Road Trip

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Finally, going on a road trip may seem boring in comparison to the aforementioned activities, but then again, this depends on the destination you choose. There are many options, but the most interesting ones are located in the Northern part of the United States. A road trip through this area would allow you to visit places like Yellowstone National Park, Niagara Falls and even have a quick detour through Illinois and Minnesota.

Conclusion

Sure, the idea of fun is not the same for everyone. To some, this means spending their days in a reading nook or in a chair next to the fireplace. However, there are others who would take on an adventure over it in a blink of an eye.

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