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What does this sign near a waterfall in Switzerland (Saut du Doubs) mean?

Among my friends we had a disagreement/confusion as to what the following sign means: The sign is located on the top of the waterfall, but an access path to the bottom is nearby. Our hypotheses: No ...
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Is fishing legal for tourists in Messina, Italy?

We'll be traveling to Messina, and staying there for about 4 weeks. While there, I want to take my son fishing. Is fishing permitted in Passeggiata a Mare? Is a license required? Are there other ...
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What are the spearfishing/freediving regulations in Greece?

I might be heading to Greece this summer and am thinking of taking my freediving/spearfishing gear. What are the regulations for freediving/spearfishing in Greece? Are there any differences for non-...
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Why are fishing rods prohibited in hand luggage when travelling by airplane in Europe?

Can anyone explain why exactly we cannot take a cheap collapsible fishing rod in hand baggage? (Europe, e.g. UK and Spain) I mean seriously, what am I going to do? poke someone gently from a distance?...
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Recreating Hemingway's Trip to Pamplona (Part 1)

In about three weeks one of Europe's most widely known events will take place: the legendary running of the bulls in Pamlona, or known locally as the "Fiesta de San Fermín". The city is famous ...
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Finding Undisclosed Restaurants on the Adriatic Coast

Along the Adriatic coast there are some bizarre looking fishing piers called 'Trabocchi'. Some of these are apparently several hundred years old. San Vito Chietino, for example is mentioned in the ...
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Whaling tours or vacation packages in the West?

Are there any "Western" adventure packages for those who want to try hunting whales? I'm aware of a number of Japanese and Indonesian whaling tours, but we've taken our last several vacations in ...
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As a foreigner do I need a permit to spearfish in Australia?

I'll be travelling to Australia soon and I plan to do some spearfishing while there. As a non-Australian, do I need to obtain a permit to spearfish in Australia?
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Can I take my spearfishing gun and free-diving equipment on a Cathay Pacific flight?

I'm flying from Italy to Australia with Cathay Pacific. Can I take my spearfishing gun, and other free-diving equipment with me as luggage?
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Portugal - fishing by tourist

I'm going to go to Portugal in two weeks. I'm curious whether I can do fishing there. I would like to do this: Just normal fishing, lets say standing on rock with regular fish hook. Fishing during ...
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Portugal - snorkeling and fishing

I would like to go snorkeling and maybe fishing to Portugal. I've read that it is not good to do these things on the western portugal because there are big waves and cold water. So I've decided after ...
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Can fly fishing rod (inside tube) be taken as carry-on on international flights?

I am planning a trip from Hong Kong to New Zealand towards the end of this year and I want to bring my fly fishing rod. I am planning to purchase a tube to put my 4-piece rod inside and the tube has ...
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