Heres how not to waste thousands of dollars on a less than stellar adventure travel experience.
And still live your own story, a tale of glory and adventure worthy of retelling
Your dream is to climb Mount Everest. You start from the worlds highest rubbish dump, then take a ticket like you do at a Woolworths Deli and wait in line with dozens of others near the summit for your turn to get a photo and stand on the roof of the world before you get hustled off to make way for the next person in the queue
Hike the Inca trail make sure you book a year earlier than your planned trip so you get in with the hundreds of other people you will meet on the journey. Kinda like Times Square in rush hour
Maybe you want to travel to Antarctica just take a five star cruise ship, (that is probably the only way you will get there easily) where they let you out onto the ice for a half a day at a time, and round you up afterwards into the warmth and safety of the Dining room to discuss the days events over cocktails
You can't step out of your own story, but are these stories worth bragging about? Your tale could be the same as hundreds of others. Worse, you could be like most people, and die with your story unlived and untold. read more..