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How can I visit 'Null Island'?

The fascinating Confluence Project records four visits to (0,0). Visit #1 was by a US Coast Guard vessel that happened to be sailing past, and they took a (bad) photo of the buoy too. Visit #2 is not ...
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Cheapest way of shipping my car from Canada to Europe?

Well, there is no trans-Atlantic ferry service, direct or connecting so what you're asking is simply not possible. The closest you could get is shipping the car as cargo and booking yourselves on the ...
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When can I see the Giant Waves in Nazare, Portugal?

How comes that only sometimes those waves get really huge there? Several factors are needed for the waves to get really huge there, which only happens from time to time. From https://nazarewaves.com/...
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Getting to the US Mainland From the Outer Banks by Car

The webpage maintained by OuterBanks.com appears to have a very thorough description: The Ocracoke / Hatteras Ferry departs from both the Hatteras and Ocracoke terminals daily, including all major ...
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How can anyone dare to swim in the ocean/sea-facing beaches with the shark risk?

There are around 82 reported unprovoked shark attacks anywhere in the world in a typical year, and last year it was a low of 64. Of those 64, only two were fatal. The chances of encountering a shark ...
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How can anyone dare to swim in the ocean/sea-facing beaches with the shark risk?

Chance to die of heart disease? 1 in 6 Chance to die of cancer? 1 in 7 Chance to die of suicide? 1 in 86 Chance to die of an opioid overdose? 1 in 98 Chance to die in a vehicle crash? 1 in 103 Chance ...
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Getting to the US Mainland From the Outer Banks by Car

I have used both Ferries (and similar ones in Virginia) and as per the other answers it is first come first served basis. These things are treated like shuttle buses - you wait in line, drive on, ...
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Getting to the US Mainland From the Outer Banks by Car

A look at the site and schedules reveals that the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry is free and runs every half hour. That usually means the ferry is first come first served with no reservations. Your inability ...
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How can I go from Canary Islands to the Caribbean by sea in October?

I don't have much good news for you. According to Freighter Trips (and various other sites I could find): Many people who are taking a freighter voyage as part of a long term stay abroad, or a ...
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How I can travel with a 576Wh single‑cell lithium‑ion battery (or 12Ah with 48V) from mainland France to Guadeloupe in the French West Indies?

Wh (watt-hours, i.e. watts multiplied by hours), not W/h (watts per hour, which is meaningless). The IATA rules for lithium batteries transported by passengers are here: https://www.iata.org/...
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Travel from Europe to Latin-America by boat in November

There is a number of sites where captains and passengers can make a match for a given boat trip: Find a crew: recreational, professional, commercial Desperate sailors 7Knots The float plan: you can ...
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How can I go from Canary Islands to the Caribbean by sea in October?

I don't know of any regular scheduled shipping from the Canaries to the Caribbean. However I have a couple of suggestions for things to try out: Repositioning cruises. Sometimes cruise lines have to ...
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How can I go from Canary Islands to the Caribbean by sea in October?

As your question is posed, it's almost impossible to answer: there are dozens of island nations in the Caribbean, along with another dozen countries that border on the Caribbean Sea. It would be ...
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