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Bike Tour through Lesotho goes horribly wrong
« on: July 09, 2017, 11:59:17 am »
This story sounds just horrendous.

Like with everything there are obviously two sides to what happened here, but it seems like this was handled shockingly by the operator concerned.

http://adventuretrio.com/terrys-story/

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Bike Tour through Lesotho goes horribly wrong
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2017, 12:10:12 pm »
Jo Rust Adventures.
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Re: Bike Tour through Lesotho goes horribly wrong
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2017, 12:29:15 pm »
Oops....
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Re: Bike Tour through Lesotho goes horribly wrong
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2017, 12:38:22 pm »
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Re: Bike Tour through Lesotho goes horribly wrong
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2017, 12:50:31 pm »
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Re: Bike Tour through Lesotho goes horribly wrong
« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2017, 01:00:07 pm »
Quite upsetting how this was handled. I'm sure there's two sides to the story but by the looks of it not good at all from Jo Rust Adventures.
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Re: Bike Tour through Lesotho goes horribly wrong
« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2017, 01:36:30 pm »
 :sip:
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Re: Bike Tour through Lesotho goes horribly wrong
« Reply #8 on: July 09, 2017, 01:45:19 pm »
https://www.jorustadventures.com/single-post/2017/06/12/An-open-letter-to-the-adventure-motorcycling-community-and-anyone-planning-wishing-to-go-on-an-organized-adventure-motorcycle-tour

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Her side of the story does not make up for how the situation was dealt with.

A medic on tour telling the lady to ride on vs immediate operation in hospital does not add up.
« Last Edit: July 09, 2017, 01:46:12 pm by Sláinte Mhaith »
 

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Re: Bike Tour through Lesotho goes horribly wrong
« Reply #9 on: July 09, 2017, 02:25:21 pm »
WTF???
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Re: Bike Tour through Lesotho goes horribly wrong
« Reply #10 on: July 09, 2017, 03:02:55 pm »
Sounds like a typical modern day social media bitch fight :snorting:
 

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Re: Bike Tour through Lesotho goes horribly wrong
« Reply #11 on: July 09, 2017, 03:24:15 pm »
weird how the two stories differ  :patch:
 

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Re: Bike Tour through Lesotho goes horribly wrong
« Reply #12 on: July 09, 2017, 03:38:22 pm »
weird how the two stories differ  :patch:

.....as they always do.. :pot:
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Re: Bike Tour through Lesotho goes horribly wrong
« Reply #13 on: July 09, 2017, 04:24:15 pm »
As always, 2 sides of the truth. It would be interesting to know all the details :sip:
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Re: Bike Tour through Lesotho goes horribly wrong
« Reply #14 on: July 09, 2017, 04:42:28 pm »
does anybody know what the actual medical condition was of the lady?
 

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Re: Bike Tour through Lesotho goes horribly wrong
« Reply #15 on: July 09, 2017, 04:43:28 pm »
As always, 2 sides of the truth. It would be interesting to know all the details :sip:

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Re: Bike Tour through Lesotho goes horribly wrong
« Reply #16 on: July 09, 2017, 04:45:36 pm »
weird how the two stories differ  :patch:

Am I missing something here. The two stories line up from the bits I have read.

Facts I got:
- Client had a medical condition which they did not make the operator aware of. (not mentioned clearly in their report)
- Client did not want to ride down Sani - not feeling well - operator insisted that they ride down (with a medic in the team they should have realised seriousness of condition here)
- Client did not get proper attention waiting for ambulance or on way to hospital (no alternative info from operator)
- Operator sent flowers to hospital and arranged luggage (probably also bike)

What is not clear is the seriousness of the situation according to the client report: Neither the operator nor any of the parties in the tour jumped in to aid the client which tells me the seriousness was either not understood and or communicated or over exaggerated in the client report.
 

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Re: Bike Tour through Lesotho goes horribly wrong
« Reply #17 on: July 09, 2017, 05:02:38 pm »
does anybody know what the actual medical condition was of the lady?

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Re: Bike Tour through Lesotho goes horribly wrong
« Reply #18 on: July 09, 2017, 05:17:52 pm »
None of it makes sense, I rode the pass 4 times in 24 hours on a Pig, the lady must have issues.  :o
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Re: Bike Tour through Lesotho goes horribly wrong
« Reply #19 on: July 09, 2017, 05:30:55 pm »
None of it makes sense, I rode the pass 4 times in 24 hours on a Pig, the lady must have issues.  :o
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