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Travel Insurance Claims - True Stories Just some of the weird and wonderful things that happen to World Nomads travellers while on the road


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True Travel Tales - World Cup Alive

Monday, 1 Nov 2010 | Views [3276]

Every journey has a story; every trip has its unexpected twists. Plan and prepare as you may, some things happen on the road that take you out of your element, push you to your limit, and even put you in danger. These are the tales of triumph over ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, football, soccer, south america, terrifying travel tales, world cup

Hijacked Taxi

Wednesday, 24 Feb 2010 | Views [3855]

My friend and I were taking a taxi back to our hostel in La Paz, Bolivia after dinner one night. After a short while in the taxi, I had the feeling that we were heading in the wrong direction and sure enough, two minutes later the taxi pulled down ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, hijacking, rape, taxi, theft, true claims

Almost bit my tongue off!

Wednesday, 3 Jun 2009 | Views [1804]

I was in the middle of a trip to Bolivia when I got this massive headache and my body felt like it was freezing even though it was hot outside. I began to shiver uncontrollably, and my chattering teeth almost caused me to bite my tongue off. I went ... Read more >

Tags: dengue fever, insurance claim, travel insurance, true claim stories, world nomads

Brain Irritation

Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | Views [2933]

I have never been so frightened in my life. I was travelling in Sucre, in southern central Bolivia, when I suddenly lost my vision. I was rushed to the emergency department of a local hospital where I underwent a battery of tests and was placed under ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, claim, hospitals & health, medical, true claim stories, world nomads

Age old scam ...

Saturday, 2 Sep 2006 | Views [1563]

We arrived at Potosi bus station and were in the process of unloading our backpacks from the roof when an elderly gentlmen came up and shook me vigourously by the jacket. I had one backpack on and the other between my feet. This gentleman obviously had ... Read more >

Tags: scams & robberies, true claim stories

Blood clot in Bolivia

Friday, 5 May 2006 | Views [1694]

I had an irritation at the back of my brain while in sucre, in Bolivia. I lost my vision and was rushed to emergency MRI, Blood tests, xrays, cardio grams and a variety of other exams. I'm OK now but am not allowed to move from this city until further ... Read more >

Tags: doctors, hospitals & health, true claim stories

Death in the family

Friday, 10 Feb 2006 | Views [4004] | Comments [1]

My Grandfather died, following a stroke five weeks previously. I had been travelling in South America, and felt compelled to return when I heard of his death. I was in Bolivia when I heard the news, and so I bought a return airfare from La Paz to London ... Read more >

Tags: family, true claim stories



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