Make your own free website on Tripod.com

100 Things to do Before you Die

Travel Events you just can't miss...

Adapted from the book by
Dave Freeman and Neil Teplica

Mid-East
Israel--Yom Kippur at the Western Wall
Saudi Arabia--
Hajj and Eid-al-Adha
Turkey--
Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling Tournament, Mevlana Festival

Africa
Egypt--Illumination of the Temple of Abu Simbel
Ghana--Homowo (Hunger Hooting)
Morocco--Fez Festival of World Sacred Music, Marathon des Sables (Sands)
Senegal--Dakar Rally
South Africa--
Namaqualand Wildflower Bloom
Swaziland--Incwala (Festival of the First Fruits)
Tanzania--Great Migration

India
Ganesh Chaturthi, Rath Yatra (Car Festival), Holi, Pushkar Camel Fair, Maha Kumbh Mela

Asia
Bhutan--Paro Tsechu
China--International Dragon Boat Championships
Japan--Hounen Matsuri (Tagata Fertility Festival), Sanja Matsuri, Sapporo Snow Festival, Shuni-e
Mongolia--Naadam
Nepal--Bisket Jaatra
Philippines--Ati-Atihan
Taiwan--Chung Yuan Ghost Month Festival
Thailand--Chinese Vegetarian Festival
Vietnam--Tet Nguyen Dan

Australia
Sydney Fringe Festival Nude Night Surfing, Syndey Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, Darwin Beer Can Regatta, World Championship Cockroach Races

The Pacific
Indonesia--Nyepi
New Zealand--Rip Curl World Heli-Challenge
Papau New Guinea--Great Singsing at Mt. Hagen
Vanuatu--Land Diving

USA
Academy Awards Ceremony
Art Car Weekend
Battle of Gettysburg Reenactment
Burning Man Project
Coaster Con
Custer's Last Stand Reenactment (Little Big Horn Days)
Greenwich Village Halloween Parade
Iditarod Sled Dog Race
Mangum Rattlesnake Derby
Mardi Gras
National Finals Rodeo
National Hollerin' Contest
Navajo Nation Fair
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
New Year's Eve in Times Square
North American Rainbow Gathering
Pageant of the Masters
Roswell UFO Encounter
SPAMARAMA
Testicle Festival
World Championship Pumpkin' Chunkin'
World Cow Chip Throwing Championship
World Extreme Skiing Championships

Canada
Calgary Stampede & Exhibition

Latin America
Argentina--Argentine Polo Finals
Bolivia--
La Fiesta de la Virgen de la Candelaria
Brazil--
Carnaval, Reveillon Rio
Mexico--
Dia de Los Muertos, Monarch Butterfly Migration
Peru--
Semana Santa
Venezuela--
Los Diablos Danzantes

Caribbean
Bahamas--Junkanoo
Haiti--
Saut d'Eau Vodou Pilgrimage

Europe
Austria--Vienna Opera Ball
England--
Chelsea Flower Show, Cooper's Hill Cheese Roll, Royal Ascot Races, Tough Guy
France--Bastille Day, Cannes Film Festival, Icarus Cup Masquerade Flights, Paris Air Show
Germany--Anastenaria Firewalking Ceremony
Italy--
Il Palio di Siena, Venice Biennale, Venice Carnevale
Netherlands--
Cannabis Cup, Queen's Day
Monaco--
Formula One Grand Prix of Monaco
Portugal--Fatima Pilgrimage
Scotland--
Hogmanay, Up-Helly, Aa
Spain--
Basque Herri Kilorak, Las Fallas de Valencia, La Tomatina, Running of the Bulls, Santa Marta de Ribarteme "Near Death" Pilgrimage
Sweden & Norway--Nobel Prize Ceremonies
Wales--World Bog Snorkeling Championships