Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Zulu 1 - make it out of the jungle


The Zulu 1 warriors started of on the Caribbean coast meeting some amazing locals on the way, before heading off into the jungle.
Claudia and Angel - Zulu 1
Claudia & Angel plan ...
Mela - Zulu 1
...Mela checks





The jungle was full of amazing scenery but also full of mud, steep hills, more mud and rain.  We all slid about, a LOT.  Top tumbler awards go to Patrice and Lilian amassing 15 slips each (at least) - though no harm done except to their pride.
Ben overjoyed wit the thought of a day trekking
After the jungle we headed to St Joaquin and stayed in a church and had an amazing time walking through towns and taking in some Costa Rican culture.

Eveline and Lilian - Zulu 1
Eveline and Lilian side be side
Just when we thought we were finished with the jungle we had some more hills and stunning views with a spot of camping.  Then lo and behold we were back in the jungle with more mud and steep hills.  But the hills can't bring down the Zulu warriors and as we have arrived at every destination early. 
B0 - Zulu 1
Bo strides out
This evening we have just arrived at a community centre at Esperanza after conquering two mountains and reaching almost 3,000 metres.  We literally have our heads in the clouds.  We are pretty damn awesome, we don't really need the PMs anymore - but we let them come along for the views.
Patrice, Project Comms officer
Patrice - Zulu 1
Patrice taking a moment to reflect

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