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On Thin Ice: How I Saved My Sherpa

INDIA | Tue, 13 Aug 2013 | By OffTheBeatenPath | Views [5236] | Comments [1]

A high pitched scream echoed down the canyon walls – something was wrong. I ran around a bend in the river and could see that Tsering had slipped into the near-frozen water. I watched as he desperately clawed at an ice shelf with his fingernails ... Read more >

Tags: connect locally, himalayan treks, india, off the beaten path treks, terrifying travel tales, travel, trekking

True Travel Tales - A Capsized Boat Experience

PHILIPPINES | Mon, 12 Sep 2011 | By true-claims-stories | Views [2593]

What happened? Tell us your tale. A group of us, mostly nomads, decided to go to a beautiful cove called Dicasalarin in Northern part of the Philippines. We were in the middle of a boat journey when our boat suddenly stopped. It was probably one ... Read more >

Tags: asia, boat accident, boating, journey, philliipines, terrifying travel tales, travel, water sports

True Travel Tales - Kissing the Road in Rhodes

GREECE | Sun, 27 Feb 2011 | By true-claims-stories | Views [4483]

What happened? Tell us your tale. I was on the Greek Island of Rhodes. I’d gone alone and a friend was meeting me 2 weeks later. I met some people and got to drinking. At 3am I got on the back of a motorbike with a drunk Greek guy called Dimitri.... Read more >

Tags: drinking, driving, europe, experiences, greece, motorike accident, partying, safety, terrifying travel tales, vehicles

True Travel Tales - In the Wrong Place at the Wrong Time

LAOS | Mon, 21 Feb 2011 | By true-claims-stories | Views [2955] | Comments [1]

What happened? Tell us your tale. We arrived in Vang Vieng, Laos excited to see what all the “In the Tubing” fuss was about, anxious to get in the river and get the tubing underway. We jumped in the river with our tubes and paddled to the first ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, backpacking, drinking, laos, luang prabang, partying, southeast asia, swimming, terrifying travel tales, vang vieng

True Travel Tales - Disaster Response

USA | Thu, 10 Feb 2011 | By true-claims-stories | Views [1568]

What happened? Tell us your tale. In 2005, as a FEMA Community Relations Field Specialist, I was deployed to St. Bernard, Louisiana, truly the “ground zero” of Hurricane Katrina in that state. This was the most tragic thing I’d ever experienced ... Read more >

Tags: disaster relief, e coli, emergency, fema, hurricane katrina, skin infection, terrifying travel tales, united states, usa

True Travel Tales - Pesky Parasite

COLOMBIA | Fri, 19 Nov 2010 | By true-claims-stories | Views [3813]

Every journey has a story; every trip has its unexpected twists. Plan and prepare as you may, some things happen on the road that take you out of your element, push you to your limit, and even put you in danger. These are the tales of triumph ... Read more >

Tags: colombia, doctor, parasite, south america, terrifying travel tales

True Travel Tales - Jail in Bogota, Colombia

COLOMBIA | Tue, 2 Nov 2010 | By true-claims-stories | Views [7250] | Comments [1]

Every journey has a story; every trip has its unexpected twists. Plan and prepare as you may, some things happen on the road that take you out of your element, push you to your limit, and even put you in danger. These are the tales of triumph ... Read more >

Tags: bogota, colombia, jail, passport, police, south america, terrifying travel tales

True Travel Tales - World Cup Alive

BOLIVIA | Mon, 1 Nov 2010 | By true-claims-stories | Views [3080]

Every journey has a story; every trip has its unexpected twists. Plan and prepare as you may, some things happen on the road that take you out of your element, push you to your limit, and even put you in danger. These are the tales of triumph over ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, football, soccer, south america, terrifying travel tales, world cup

True Travel Tales - Abducted at Christmas in Saigon

VIETNAM | Sun, 31 Oct 2010 | By true-claims-stories | Views [2546]

Every journey has a story; every trip has its unexpected twists. Plan and prepare as you may, some things happen on the road that take you out of your element, push you to your limit, and even put you in danger. These are ... Read more >

Tags: abducted, holidays, terrifying travel tales, travel-safety, vietnam

 

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