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After Some Life Changing News, This Woman Visited Seven Wonders of the World in 13 Days

By Tod Perry, GOOD Magazine

The sad truth of life is that far too many of us put aside our dreams until one day we realize we’ve missed the chance to accomplish them. It usually takes a big slap in the face from reality for us to wake up and really go after what we want in life. Recently, Megan Sullivan of San Francisco felt that awakening and decided to take an inspiring whirlwind trip across the globe.

Over the span of one month, Megan Sullivan fell 50 feet while rock climbing, was hit by a car and diagnosed with skin cancer. “Two weeks later, I decided to see the 7 New Wonders of the World in just 13 days with a new outlook on life: to live more now,” she told Bored Panda. So she headed out on a non-stop journey with a man she had only met two weeks before. Together, they traveled to 12 countries on 15 flights travelling 28,211 total miles over just 13 days.

Here are some photos from Sullivan’s trip. Note: In each picture she’s counting the seven wonders on her fingers.

Day 1: Chichen Itza, Yucatán, Mexico

Chichen Itza, Yucatán, Mexico

 

Day 2: Machu Picchu, Cuzco Region, Peru

Machu Picchu, Cuzco Region, Peru

 

Day 4: Cristo Redentor, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Cristo Redentor, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

Day 6: The Colosseum, Rome, Italy

The Colosseum, Rome, Italy

 

Day 8: Petra, Ma'an Governorate, Jordan

Petra, Ma'an Governorate, Jordan

 

Day 11: Taj Mahal, Agra India

Taj Mahal, Agra India

 

Day 12: The Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China