Machu Picchu / Peru|Megan Sullivan1/6 Machu Picchu / Peru|Megan Sullivan
Christ the Redeemer / Brazil2/6
Christ the Redeemer / Brazil
Colosseum / Italy|Megan Sullivan3/6 Colosseum / Italy|Megan Sullivan
Petra / Jordan4/6
Petra / Jordan
Taj Mahal / India|Megan Sullivan5/6 Taj Mahal / India|Megan Sullivan
Great Wall of China|Megan Sullivan6/6 Great Wall of China|Megan Sullivan
It’s said that we should make the most of life and that’s exactly what Megan Sullivan did after three near-death experiences.
The American photographer, who had road and climbing accidents before being diagnosed with cancer, decided to visit – and snap – the Seven Wonders of the World in just 13 days.
What is the story behind this project?
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I saw a photo of Machu Picchu three years prior and knew that I wanted to go there. After more research I realized that it was one of the Seven New Wonders of the World. Then I had that light bulb moment where I thought, “Wouldn’t it be cool if I could visit all seven in one trip?"
What was your favorite destination?
Machu Picchu. The year before the trip I was able to trek the Salkantay that leads into Machu Picchu, which was one of the most memorable trips of my life. The beauty of the countryside is unbelievable.
What is the best advice that you could give to someone who wants to replicate your trip?
Make it your own adventure. If you can take more time off of work and experience each wonder and country with more time, do it.
And how is your health now?
I am doing fantastic. I had the skin cancer removed immediately and now I have routine skin checks and wear a lot of sunscreen.
- By Daniel Casillas