According to the authorities, a 36-year-old Colombian man who had been missing in the dense rainforest of Queensland for five days without food or water was located by members of the public.
On Wednesday afternoon, a search party spotted Juliana Castrillon a mere kilometer from the vaguely indicated trail she had been following south of Cooktown.
Castrillon, who has been an Australian resident for ten years, was spotted hiking alone from Cedar Bay to Home Rule on Saturday morning after leaving an unofficial rainforest party.
Authorities began looking for her on the ground on Wednesday after two days of air searches following her disappearance on Sunday. “concerns in relation to survivability,” according to the Queensland police, including crocodiles, poisonous snakes, deep ravines, and hazardous streams.
Two guys reportedly located Castrillon on Wednesday afternoon, notified SES personnel, and were led by foot out of the rainforest.
Police said the 36-year-old was weak but otherwise healthy and unhurt. They say she was discovered at Granite Creek, roughly a kilometer away from the path’s fuzzily drawn boundaries.
Castrillon had spent the better part of a week in Cedar Bay, hanging out with locals, travelers, and other visitors to the area for the 3-4 September spiritual electronic music festival Orin Aya.
When Castrillon didn’t show up to Home Rule on Saturday night, her loved ones naturally became concerned. Her friends and family assured me that she was trustworthy and responsible and that she would be back in Byron Bay on Monday to reopen her shop, Byron Bay Traders. Visit TheActiveNews.Com for the latest and greatest news and updates just like this one.