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Chile

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Kidney Stones in Santiago

Tuesday, 9 Mar 2010 | Views [3236]

While I was in Santiago I had severe abdominal pains that lasted for several agonizing hours. Unable to walk unaided, I was advised by the emergency services to take a taxi back to Vina del Mar and visit a doctor as soon as possible. After two days ... Read more >

Tags: chile, kidney stones, santiago, true claims


Life Flight

Monday, 8 Mar 2010 | Views [1928]

While on a hiking expedition trip in Patagonia I suffered overexposure to the elements. The windburn and an extremely high fever became life threatening and I had to be rescued by a helicopter, abandon the trek and be taken to the hospital for treatment.... Read more >

Tags: elements, fever, helicopter, patagonia


House Fire

Friday, 12 Feb 2010 | Views [1629]

While in Pucon, Chile our tour group was staying in a rented house. One morning while getting ready to go skydiving a man came into the house frantically urging us in Spanish to leave the house immediately because there was a fire next door. We quickly ... Read more >

Tags: camera, chile, emergency, fire, skydive, true claims

 

 

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