Susan here recently asked 'What would you be doing, if you weren't grounded by fear?'
I replied 'Living in India'.
I've not visited India, but I've always had an irrational desire to live there. It seems to me the most exotic place on earth, with wonderful architecture, and wonderful food. But it's foreign-ness (as far as living there is concerned) is overwhelming.
These old abandoned Hill Forts (above) in Rajasthan can be found all over; many have now been turned into hotels, and at one time could be bought for next to nothing. I could see myself living in rustic splendour with several servants, cooks, and wallahs, all for the cost of a week's shopping in France.
There are plenty of cheap Hill Forts still available, and for the brave they offer a wonderful life. Craftsmen are plentiful, and their restoration (and modernisation) is not a problem.
When someone invents that time machine, and I am 25 again, maybe I would throw extreme caution to the winds, and move to India.
Maharajah Cro..... Yes, I can see it now.