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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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Monkey Business

THAILAND | Thursday, 21 Jan 2010 | Views [3155]

I was on a boat trip around Koh Phi Phi in Thailand. We stopped at Monkey Beach to walk around. My camera was on the ground and a group of monkeys were getting curious about it. As I bent down to pick it up a monkey bit the back of my knee. I ran to ... Read more >

Tags: bite, islands, monkey, rabies, wound


INDIA | Thursday, 8 May 2008 | Views [3638]

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 >

Tags: claim, dog, hospitals & health, india, medical, rabies, true claim stories, world nomads

Here’s a tip: never pat a monkey

THAILAND | Thursday, 8 May 2008 | Views [14396] | Comments [1]

Here's a tip: never pat a monkey, even if it's on a leash: they can be vicious. I was out wandering with a friend on Haad Rin Beach, Koh Phangan Island, when we ran into a local walking his pet monkey. My friend bent over and patted the monkey and the ... Read more >

Tags: claim, hospitals & health, medical, monkey, rabies, thailand, true claim stories, world nomads

Dog attack

VIETNAM | Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | Views [2337]

A friend and I were walking along the main road in Sapa, Vietnam, when two dogs attacked us. One bit deeply into my calf so I threw my bag at the dog and fled. How World Nomads helped Treatment in a Hanoi hospital for two days where they administered ... Read more >

Tags: claim, dog, hospitals & health, medical, rabies, true claim stories, vietnam, world nomads

Does that Monkey have rabies?

THAILAND | Wednesday, 17 May 2006 | Views [5229] | Comments [2]

I was on Had Rinn island in Thailand with a friend just walking around the town and noticed a local person with a monkey on a leash. When asked if we could pat it he said yes. My friend patted the monkey and was allowed to hold it and then I went to pat ... Read more >

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Rabies scare

INDIA | Wednesday, 6 Apr 2005 | Views [6349] | 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 >

Tags: doctors, hospitals & health, rabies, true claim stories

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