After nearly two months of drifting alone at sea, a 19-year-old Indonesian teen is back home with his family.
The unforeseen voyage started in mid-July, 125 kilometers (about 78 miles) off the northern tip of Manado, where Aldi Novel Adilang had been working as lamp keeper on a floating fish trap.
Masafumi Nagasaki, the 82-year-old voluntary castaway who has been living on the isolated 1-kilometer-wide Sotobanari island in Okinawa prefecture (located closer to Taiwan than Japan) was recently brought back to civilization after nearly three decades of living alone.
Nagasaki, who is now being considered a “voluntary castaway who has lived the longest time on a deserted island,” arrived on Sotobanari more than 29 years ago, according to Spanish explorer Alvaro Cerezo of Docastaway.
To escape from the beatings he allegedly receives from his father regularly, a 10-year-old Chinese boy decided to run away and live in the wild.
For 24 days, the child, identified by his surname Miu, survived in the Sichuan wilderness by eating plants and snakes after leaving his home on June 29th.
A Taiwanese hiker was recently rescued after spending 47 harrowing days stranded on a mountain in Nepal. The 21-year-old man, named Liang Sheng Yueh, was with his 19-year-old girlfriend Liu Chen Chun who died just three days before he was found on Wednesday. Liang reportedly survived on only salt and water.
The couple got lost in a snowstorm while hiking the Ganesh Himal trail, according to The Associated Press (via ABC news). In hopes of getting to a village, the pair apparently followed a river but accidentally fell over a waterfall and landing on a rocky ledge.
Donald Trump has a real chance to seize the presidency and the makers of Cards Against Humanity, America’s beloved “party game for horrible people,” are taking matters into their own hands.
They are preparing for the worst and hoping their fellow citizens are too. That’s why they are selling their very own Donald Trump Bug-Out Bag that began advertising yesterday.