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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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Rock the Boat

BRAZIL | Monday, 22 Feb 2010 | Views [2377]

I was in Brazil, on a passenger boat from Manaus to Porto Velho, a journey that takes four days and three nights. Everyone sleeps on hammocks on one deck of the boat. During the second night, my camera was stolen - from my padlocked bag buried in my ... Read more >

Tags: boat, brazil, camera, porto velho, robbery, theft, true claims, world nomads

House Fire

CHILE | Friday, 12 Feb 2010 | Views [1677]

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

Yacht accident

FRENCH POLYNESIA | Thursday, 8 May 2008 | Views [2661]

I was in a small dinghy travelling back to our yacht — which was anchored in a bay in Bora Bora, French Polynesia — when my luck headed south. I had been taking photos of my friends surfing so I was carrying my digital camera inside its waterproof case.... Read more >

Tags: accident, boat, camera, claim, luggage, true claim stories, world nomads, yacht

He pulled out a knife...

PERU | Thursday, 8 May 2008 | Views [2466]

It was early in the morning and my wife and I were walking around the centre of Nazca. Two men who looked to be in their early twenties approached us; they were trying to tell us something but we couldn't understand them. Suddenly one of the men snatched ... Read more >

Tags: camera, claim, knife, luggage, mugged, peru, stolen, true claim stories, world nomads

Cliche? I was kidnapped in South America

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | Views [5038]

I woke up in hospital — but was totally clueless as to how I wound up there. All I remember is enjoying a beer at a restaurant in the middle of the day, and then I draw a blank. What happened in the 24 hours in between that quiet lager and landing in ... Read more >

Tags: camera, claim, ecuador, kidnapped, luggage, robbed, true claim stories, world nomads

Bad karma for Thai Camera thief

THAILAND | Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | Views [5104] | Comments [1]

All I can hope is that bad karma will follow whoever stole my camera. Grrr. I was shopping on Khao San Road late one evening when I realised my camera had been stolen from my zipped-up bag. The street was really crowded, as usual, with tourists and ... Read more >

Tags: bad karma, camera, claim, khao san road, luggage, thailand, true claim stories, world nomads

Camera stolen in Ecuador

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | Views [2012]

From now on, I am going to sleep with my bag on my lap! I was travelling on a bus from Otavalo to Quito, in northwestern South America. I was tired, but before going to sleep I carefully placed my bag under my feet with the zippers facing towards the ... Read more >

Tags: bus, camera, claim, ecuador, luggage, true claim stories, world nomads

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