Jean-Jacques Savin in a selfie posted on Thursday from inside his barrel. Photo: Facebook / Jean-Jacques Savin

Frenchman Jean-Jacques Savin is trying to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a barrel. He brought wine and foie gras

  • 71-year-old Jean-Jacques Savin set off on Wednesday from Spain’s Canary Islands for a months-long trip he hopes will take him all the way to the Caribbean
  • His orange barrel is propelled only by the winds and ocean’s currents
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Jean-Jacques Savin in a selfie posted on Thursday from inside his barrel. Photo: Facebook / Jean-Jacques Savin
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