Bad luck during a roadtrip

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Gad
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Bad luck during a roadtrip

Postby Gad » Sun Jun 18, 2017 12:34 am

Whenever I am going for a road trip, I plan before and ensure that I have everything I need in place. Most of the times it is with my friends. However, sometimes bad luck may knock and you find yourselves in a bad situation. I remember one time we went far from home and then our car broke down. We had cell phones but the area did not have good network coverage and we got stranded. Luckily for us, it was in the afternoon and we had a couple of hours to find out what to do. We walked to the nearest town(10 kilometres) where we were able to find a mechanic. We hired him and within a short time, our vehicle was back to life. I usually hope that such a thing never happens to me another time.

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Re: Bad luck during a roadtrip

Postby harijobs » Sun Jun 18, 2017 2:39 am

During this vacation, our car broke down in the middle on the highway where there are no restaurant or hotel or even a petrol bunk. Luckily we had network coverage and we called our car service provider and he sent us a mechanic from his nearest service center from the place we were stranded. It was afternoon and the mechanic arrived an hour later and had our car fixed and continued our journey. It happens and sometimes we just can't avoid it.

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Re: Bad luck during a roadtrip

Postby DR KOKIL AGARWAL » Sun Jun 18, 2017 4:12 pm

Such things keep happening once in a while. When stars are unfavorable everything seems to end up in a mess. But wise are those who do not allow these things to spoil their trip. Taking these things with a positive zeal is very important so as to keep up the travelling spirit.

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Re: Bad luck during a roadtrip

Postby Shine_Spirit » Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:28 am

The most that ever happened to me (thank God ;) ) was one of my car tires sticking in the middle of a freeway (I started to think of all the horror movies that I had already seen with this theme... it was kinda funny and scary at the same time :roll: :lol: ). However, I was fortunate to have stopped near a gas station and the problem was soon solved.
Soul Traveler. 8-)

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Re: Bad luck during a roadtrip

Postby kamai » Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:13 am

DR KOKIL AGARWAL wrote:Such things keep happening once in a while. When stars are unfavorable everything seems to end up in a mess. But wise are those who do not allow these things to spoil their trip. Taking these things with a positive zeal is very important so as to keep up the travelling spirit.

I agree with you on this one, having a positive mind even when things get bad is good. We must not let one bad experience let us down and make us give up on having other adventures. I had a bad experience once but good thing there was help. That is why one must go prepared and I definately learned my lesson from my mistake.


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