Updated: Mon, 04 Aug 2014 04:45:00 GMT
Shocking travel stories

Have a bad experience while on the road? Just be happy none of the following nightmares happened to you

Man with suitcase (© KatarzynaBialasiewicz/Getty Images)
  • Man with suitcase (© KatarzynaBialasiewicz/Getty Images)
  • Putting the “eeeeee!” in bungee (© AP Photo/Channel 9 via APTN)
  • Man in high heels (© Safia Fatimi/Getty Images)
  • Woman with fire extinguisher (© IPGGutenbergUKLtd/Getty Images)
  • Cockroach (© PreechaTH/Getty Images)
  • Bed, breakfast and brothel (© titoslack/Getty Images)
  • Flying the sleepy skies (© Mauro Speziale/Getty Images)
  • Flying the neglectful skies (© MoMo Productions/Getty Images)
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Flight cancellations, lost luggage, musty hotel rooms — these globetrotting annoyances are nothing compared to the shocking incidents on this list. The good news: All the travellers involved walked away with their lives. The bad news: broken bungee cords, hungry crocodiles, swarming cockroaches, burning suitcases, cross-dressing hotel invasions … the list goes on.