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Faced with your worst nightmare abroad, what would you do?

Wrong place, wrong time; unlucky break; vocational hazard; or just plain stupidity – overseas ordeals can come about in a variety of ways. But, really, it’s unimportant how you got there. When the odds are stacked against you in a foreign land, the most important thing is to set your sights firmly on what comes next. From the terrifying to the farcical (to the terrifyingly farcical), here are some stories of survival that might have you questioning your next external escapade.

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