Safety Words of Advice to worldwide travelers

Posted on April 28, 2014 • Filed under: Tourist Warning, Travel Health, Travel News reported that… All seasoned travelers understand the importance of a kindly stranger in a foreign land. No matter how careful or self-reliant you think you are, there’s always some unexpected moment in your trip when you could use a helping hand; mine came when a I got pulled from a mean-tempered undertow by a Costa Rican surfer who happened to be strolling by on the beach as I was drowning (Pura vida, mae!). Most of us are fortunate enough to encounter good Samaritans in our time of need. Karen Colclough wasn’t so lucky. On April 11, she met the wrong stranger on a lonely beach in Nicaragua. And now she’s dead. The 37-year-old Massachusetts native first realized she was in trouble when she discovered the beach path back to her hotel had been blocked by the rising tide. Read Article


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