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Is it possible? Yes it is, in most planes a pointed object (a pen or so) to be inserted in the small manual release opening in the oxygen mask compartment will release that specific mask. Are they released manually for sick passengers? No they are not, the seat oxygen masks are not meant for medical reasons, only for emergency reasons, namely ...


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Follow the steps: Remain calm. Ask for identification before going anywhere with them or giving them anything. Don't sign anything without a lawyer present. If they start accusing you of anything, state that you require they then contact your embassy to help you with a lawyer. Generally if they're scamming, they don't want documentation or third parties ...


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Oh, I found a good suggestion in the Barcelona tourist guide "I'd like to warn your users about an all too common scam which is unfortunately being used on the streets of Barcelona. This happened to me on 18 May, and I think you'll be doing your users a great favour by alerting them to this attempt to steal goods and possessions. It works like this: A ...


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One by one: Yes, Indonesian ferries are that bad. Overcrowding is rife, safety precautions are often non-existent, and the open sea can often be rough. As a simple example, Jakarta Globe's category "Indonesia boat accident" has at least 7 separate sinkings that killed people for 2014 alone, and see the links in this answer for some stories of a typical ...


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I'll ask my wife tomorrow and she'll contradict whatever I suggest BUT they are all lovely and scenic and not overly terrible to drive. I suspect that its is likely that by far the greatest danger to your likelihood of lifelong happiness will occur at the conference :-). Almost a 3 side coin toss - but I'd say take the most northerly. But all are marvellous. ...


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It's worth noting that Old Market is considered Bristol's Gay Village and some would see that as indicating that people are accommodating of different backgrounds, and that it's safe enough to be there. We stayed very close there there 3.5 years ago, and out at night in town there were the usual drunken idiots you'd expect in the middle of a largeish city, ...


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Something to consider this time of year, especially early morning / late night down south is the ice risk. If it's still cold, ice and indeed fog can be a factor. Also beware of early morning livestock being moved on the roads. Last time I did this trip I took the 'Presidential Highway' (through Clinton and Gore - the southern route) and it was fairly ...



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