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My First Bungee Jump

I have told you all before that while in New Zealand I went bungee jumping.

It can only be defined as an experience that I had spent years dreaming of, but wasn’t at all what I expected.

I’m still not sure what exactly I had been expecting. Maybe to feel as if I were a bird, flying through the air. Or maybe I thought it would be a terrifying experience. I’m not sure what to say, but how it really was is still a bit hard to explain.

I hardly remember the experience at all, but if you want to read what I wrote previously, check out my post Taking the plunge.

What I do remember is being weirdly calm and excited, and then as soon as I got to the platform and looked down, I got scared.

I remember how it felt like I wasn’t even moving after I jumped, but I could feel air fluttering my cheeks, and as soon as I began falling again my stomach lurched.

I remember how much my ankles hurt because the towel around them slipped off.

But most of all I remember how proud of myself I was, and how high I felt afterwards.

It was incredible.

So here is the video of the whole experience!

Have you ever been bungee jumping? If not would you go? If so how was it?



Photo of myself standing in front of the 12 apostles, showing how windy it is

Brooklyn Murtaugh

travel blogger

Hi! I’m Brooklyn, a Canadian whose aim is to see as much of the world as I can, on my limited vacation days. I work full time, and want to show you how it is possible to do just that, while still making use of those precious vacation days.

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