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November 2018
02 November 2018

Pirates Week Festival | 3 Islands in 3 Weeks

Pirates Week Festival George Town, Cayman Islands 10-20 November

You don’t have to be a hardcore Pirates of the Caribbean fan to enjoy a bit of scallywag shenanigans. Don your buccaneering best and come out for parades, fireworks, dancing – even a mock pirate invasion featuring 3 full-scale pirate sailing ships. Add in the Cayman Islands’ historical sites, fantastic cuisine and gorgeous white sand beaches, and try to think of a reason not to go.

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December 2018
28 December 2018

The Rickshaw Challenge – A Three Wheeled Race Across India

The Rickshaw Challenge - A Three Wheeled Race Across India

The Rickshaw Challenge CLASSIC RUN will follow a route through Tamil Nadu in South-eastern India. With your intrepid team of challengers, you will pilot a 7-stage course that will take you on journey of almost 1,000 kilometres (roughly 590 miles). Your autorickshaw will traverse a wide multitude of roads and changing weather through the exotic Indian countryside.

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28 December 2018
The Kraken Cup, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of + Google Map

The Kraken Cup Race

Bollocks to boring modern yachts with their auto-pilots and comfy cabins. For a proper ocean adventure vessel you need to go back a few centuries. Take a dugout canoe made from a mango tree, add a bamboo mast, a sail and a couple of outriggers and you have the Ngalawa - the ultimate sailing machine.

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31 December 2018
New Year’s Eve, 1451 Broadway
New York, NY United States
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New Year’s Eve Hullabaloo!

New Year's Eve Hullabaloo!

As the famous New Year's Eve Ball descends atop One Times Square, an estimated one million people in Times Square, millions nationwide and over a billion watching throughout the world are united in bidding a collective farewell to the departing year, and expressing joy and hope for the year ahead.

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March 2019
01 March 2019

Mardi Gras, Carnival in New Orleans

Mardi Gras, Carnival in New Orleans

Mardi Gras is about music, parades, picnics, floats and excitement. It's one big holiday in New Orleans! Revelers know to wear costumes or at least dress in purple, green, and gold, and adorn themselves with long beads caught from the floats of previous parades.

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01 March 2019
Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil + Google Map

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro 2018

The Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is a festival held every year before Lent and considered the biggest carnival in the world with 2 million people per day on the streets. The first festivals of Rio date back to 1723.

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July 2022
01 July 2022
Golden Globe Race,

The 2022 Golden Globe Race

Like the original Sunday Times event, the 2018 Golden Globe Race is very simple. Depart Les Sables d’Olonne, France on July 1 2018 and sail solo, non-stop around the world, via the five Great Capes and return to Les Sables d’Olonne.

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