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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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Stuck in Delhi

Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | Views [1677]

I was in Rushkar, Rajasthan when I realized that I could not find my passport. I could not book into any hotel without it, and needed to get back to Delhi to report the matter to the nearest British High Commission. Unfortunately, two days before, ... Read more >

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Thursday, 8 May 2008 | Views [3653]

Standing on the street in Mysore, India, I was surprised to find a dog licking an open wound on my leg. Soon after, I heard that the same dog was roaming the streets, crazed and rabid, and had bitten several people. The dog was found dead later in the ... Read more >

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Thursday, 8 May 2008 | Views [1476]

While travelling in India I had to make an unexpected detour to hospital. It all started with an upset stomach, for which I was prescribed antibiotics. Three weeks later, I was in Mumbai, still feeling really unwell, so I walked into a hospital for help.... Read more >

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New travelling sport - Extreme Dehli Belly

Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | Views [2187]

I didnt realise you could wind-up in hospital from diarrhoea until I travelled in India. I had been suffering 'the runs' on and off over three months and had lost about 15 kilograms. I was feeling extremely weak and dehydrated, and called in to a local ... Read more >

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Altitude Sickness

Monday, 30 Oct 2006 | Views [2169]

I commenced on a walk up into the Himalayan mountains. After 5 hours climbing I began to feel shocking. I spent the night In Rumbak (Ladakh) and in the morning, still feeling lousy, decided not to continue the walk, but to descend. On reaching Leh, I ... Read more >

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Sunday, 20 Aug 2006 | Views [1752]

I had been sick for almost three weeks with a bad stomach, had been to see a doctor in Jaisalmer and was given a prescription for antibiotics. These were completely ineffective and I was very unwell when I reached Mumbai so we found the address for a ... Read more >

Tags: doctors, hospitals & health, true claim stories

Rabies scare

Wednesday, 6 Apr 2005 | Views [6389] | Comments [8]

While I was in Sarnath, India I was bitten by a puppy that later bit 13 other people and died four days later of rabies. I was bitten on my index finger and wrist. Unfortunately, I didn't find out that the puppy had rabies until I reached Kathmandu the ... Read more >

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