I assume that most people from other places have not seen or experienced the things I have.
If I meet another Burner I can assume that we have a common experience - being burners. Even then, I do not assume either of us have seen the same things. Depends on which year one was at Burning Man, whether one is more inclined to partying than others, volunteering experiences, etc.
Currently I live about 2000 miles from the nearest ocean. I love sailing on the ocean, but have to settle with sailing on lakes right now. The experience is similar but different (due to boat size, lake size, etc.) I learned to dive in fresh water lakes, have only dived in the ocean at Trinidad and in The Red Sea (my salt water diving experience)... So, yah - I am jealous of those that have daily access to warm oceans
Life is too short to worry about what other people have seen or experienced. If one wishes, they can make it happen. (Most good things in life are not easy to accomplish. ) I do not believe in the "bucket List". I have experienced a lot of cool things, and still have a lot of life ahead. I am certain that I will experience more
I like the mystery of picking a random road and seeing where it ends up.
Sorry for the rambling! Well, honestly - no I am not sorry. I have not had enough coffee to clearer.