#8 – The Eighth Wonder of the World

I don’t think it’s possible for anyone not to be in awe of the world and its wonders – both natural and man-made. Machu Picchu has intrigued me since I did an arts and culture project on it in high school and I really would like to go there someday.

Ryan Gruss

The Seven Wonders of the World. It’s a concept that has long fascinated me as someone who is interested in our global heritage.

However, creating a list of 7 definitive wonders across various categories is bound to draw criticism. I’ve seen countless examples of new 7 Wonders of the World campaigns as well as votes on an 8th wonder!

For my 8th post, I thought it would be apt to showcase just a few of the 8th wonder contenders, that many have been trying to add to this list:

#1 – Milford Sound, New Zealand

Named as the Eighth Wonder of the World by Rudyard Kipling, Milford Sound is a beautiful fjord on New Zealand’s South Island. Famed for its rugged peaks and marine life (seals, penguins & dolphins), 1 million tourists are drawn here each year.

#2 – Machu Picchu, Peru

Known to many as ‘the city in the clouds’, Machu Picchu is a true…

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About Die reis

So....I really believe that I’m not the only person feeling this way. Like Lucius Annaeus Seneca  put it: "If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable." And that's exactly my problem...I have no idea where I want to be. I’m content in the moment, but is constantly restless about the future. I have too much of a hunger for success and fulfillment to just leave it there, but never in my life have I had a clear picture of where I want to be. Therefore I want to make life about the journey. I want to appreciate life for what it is, and not let the small things pass me by without noticing them. For the "where do I want to be?"...maybe I will find out along the way.
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