Travellers reveal some of the scariest and creepiest experiences

Mail Online | 9/11/2018 | Jennifer Newton for MailOnline
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Travelling the world is often a dream - but sometimes it can become a nightmare.

As globetrotters have been revealing on a riveting - and sometimes blood-curdling - internet thread.

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They've described seeing people stabbed with screwdrivers, meeting machine-gun-wielding guards who demanded bribes and being chased by dogs.

The tales of nail-biting woe were uploaded to Reddit after a user asked: 'Travellers of Reddit, what are some of the creepiest/scariest experiences you've had abroad?'

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Many of the answers centred around scary experiences people had when using public transport.

One traveller, 'albs68w', revealed one memorable experience while walking up the steps to buy a ticket at Warsaw's central train station in Poland.

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He explained: 'All of a sudden this dude is falling down the stairs coming to rest a few stairs above where I was standing. Dude had a long **** driver sticking out of his abdomen.'

While 'The Burkalator' shared his experienced of being pick-pocketed on the Paris Metro.

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He added: 'I'm paranoid of losing my wallet, so I'm always checking myself. When I realised it was missing, I made a bigger scene than the pickpockets were making (they shoved me into their friend and were trying to convince people I knocked him down).

'I stopped the train from leaving the station. One of the other passengers left to get the conductor and security. I guess that didn't sit well with the pickpockets, so they gave me back my wallet and took off running.'

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For 'billynlex', a lack of drink-driving laws in rural Puerto Rico meant it was a scary experience for him.

He explained: 'Makes for some very, very scary trips when the sun goes down.'

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While 'Rhothlord' shared her experience of traveling alone on a train in Athens.

She wrote: 'A group of men tried to push me off the train with them at a stop. Three women started yelling...
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