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By Daniel Smith

Ever fancied vacationing via time? Taming a lion? profitable a Nobel Prize? good, here's how one can test all that and extra. Daniel Smith—author of a hundred locations you are going to by no means Visit—takes you on an exciting trip via a hundred stuff you will (probably) by no means get the opportunity to do.

Offering assistance and suggestion on issues that you could be by no means be wealthy adequate to do (buy your personal island, drink a bottle of 1787 Château Lafite, personal a Shakespeare first folio); belongings you may perhaps by no means be courageous sufficient to attempt (bullfight, base leap from the Burj Khalifa, allure a snake); issues you'll with a bit of luck by no means need to do (escape from Alcatraz, land a 747, play Russian roulette); or even the downright absurd (being in locations instantly, making gold, changing into invisible),100 stuff you won't ever Do provides you with a glimpse of your limitless potential.

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Our lips and noses began to blister and peel from the icy wind and sun glare. But we were fortunate enough not to encounter really severe weather that could potentially snow us in for days. Nico and Stan were still struggling with the conditions. The previous night’s drama had been a wake-up call for everyone, reminding us of the dangers of our venture. Tension seemed to be growing. At one point, while crossing a frozen stream, Stan’s foot punched through the ice into the shallow water, forcing him to ostrich-step across some more ice to reach dry land.

As it departs the glacier, the stream initially heads in a northwesterly direction as a thin slither of ice before angling to the left to set a course due west through a dramatic valley carved by ancient glaciers. We continued downstream for a couple of kilometres to where Bussr was waiting with the pack horses. We estimated it would be a trek downstream of one hundred and twenty kilometres before the Naga's Wake pages 29/8/06 5:16 PM Page 49 Euphoria on the roof of the world 49 frozen stream would defrost enough to start paddling, so we still had quite a way to go by horseback.

We heard of how wolves had taken seven sheep the previous night and that bears would periodically come down from the mountains after their winter hibernation to terrorise locals and take livestock. With April being the end of the Tibetan winter I suddenly felt a little less paranoid about bringing a fourteen-inch machete for the lonely nights spent in the wilderness. It was at Zarching, located about three hours’ drive north from Zato, that I had the opportunity to meet Buong, a curly-haired, Naga's Wake pages 29/8/06 5:16 PM Page 37 A river is born 37 thirty-four-year-old local who told us about the powerful spirits associated with a nearby mountain referred to as Black Horseman Mountain.

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