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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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Age old scam ...

BOLIVIA | Saturday, 2 Sep 2006 | Views [1553]

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 >

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Gypsy robbery

ARGENTINA | Sunday, 19 Mar 2006 | Views [2992] | Comments [3]

March 19th, 13:00pm. I was robbed off calle Espana in Mendoza, Argentina. I was walking on this Sunday when approached by a blonde haired gypsy man who asked me to let him bless my money for safe travels. After refusing, he insisted that I accept a plant ... Read more >

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bandits on the border

BELIZE | Tuesday, 10 Jan 2006 | Views [4118] | Comments [1]

We crossed the border from Belize and got a taxi from the Guatemala border to take us to Tikal. The border road is very rough, with huge potholes, and therefore slow going. About 15 minutes into the journey, two masked gunmen jumped out from the jungle ... Read more >

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