What's your scariest travel experience?
From dingy hotels to skiing horrors; we ask you to dish the dirt on your scariest travel experience.
Chris, 24 When you're travelling there are all sorts of scary experiences, but the most common ones are often because of the places you stay, especially when you're on a budget. I've recently come back from a holiday to Nepal where I stayed in a place where it was 30p for the room per night. There was a strong smell of urine, no electricity, blood on the walls, and the sheets gave me a horrible rash. The accommodation was terrible, but other hotels were trying to charge me three times as much for the same conditions so I still got a bargain!
Carlene, 17 The time when I went to Malta was probably the worst experience I've had. The hotel was full of grime and there were cockroaches and diarrhea all over the toilet seat. There was also a used condom in the swimming pool.
Liam, 24 My scariest travel experience was when I was skiing in Whistler, Canada. I stupidly went skiing off piste on my own and fell into a crevasse. I got stuck in there for about an hour, falling further and further in with the snow coming in on top of me. I was crapping myself!
Sarah, 25 Just deciding to go away on my own was probably the scariest part of my trip. I'm not a massive fan of flying either so the first flight was 12 hours, which was obviously not ideal. Having got over that hurdle and landing in the first country I amazed myself at how quickly I learnt to adapt to new things. It turned out to be the best thing I've ever done.
Matthew, 22 When I was backpacking around Europe I caught an overnight train from Prague to Budapest. I settled in one of the single train carriages, and being naive and stupid, I didn't lock the door. I placed my big backpack on the chair opposite me and fell asleep. We pulled into Bratislava in Slovakia and because it's a major city we stopped for about 10 minutes. A guy came into my carriage while I was asleep and by the time I'd woken up he was walking off with my backpack! Instinctively I got up and ran after him. Luckily because
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