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For the Record - July 19, 2013

Voices Around Town

What was your most memorable travel fiasco?

Asked in downtown Mountain View. Photos and interviews by Elize Manoukian

"Because of the whole thing that happened at SFO, I didn't get to go home until Monday. I got stuck in a hotel for a night with my family. I had two layovers on the way back on Monday, it was pretty bad."

Caitlin Bourg, Sunnyvale

"When I was in Italy, I almost missed my train. There were a couple of dudes running at the same time. I decided to go with them (to Cinque Terre). I came back to calls from the consulate and my parents and everyone I know who all thought I was dead."

David Spinks, San Francisco

"I ended up missing my flight out of Cairo. So I had to spend the night with the two guys I was traveling with. We didn't know where to sleep, so we ended up spending the night on the floor of a mall."

Nadia Eqbal, San Francisco

"I was in Prague, and I got pickpocketed by a woman. She kept yelling in my ear, 'Hotel! Sex!' ... The next morning I realized she had actually taken 2000 Croner from me, which is only like 80 euros."

Perry Cross, Scotts Valley

"The plane was broken so I arrived (in India) one day later, and my friends weren't there. Somebody in the airplane offered to bring me to his home, because Delhi wasn't a very safe airport. I ended up in this Indian guy's home without a mobile phone on Christmas Day."

Jan Soderberg, Stockholm

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