Docastawayers in the Past

Discovering the island of the WW2 castaway Hiroo Onoda

June 26, 2016 Curiosities by Alvaro Cerezo
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Last December I spent 5 days surviving on the Philippine island where Hiroo Onoda hid during three decades, believing that the Second World War hadn’t yet finished. This story reminds us very much of that…

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Our eBook about ‘Vietnamese Tarzan’ released on Amazon

June 26, 2016 Curiosities by Docastaway Team
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The main reason I went to look for Ho Van Lang last November was to learn new jungle survival techniques, just as I have been doing these last few years. The best survival ‘teachers’ are to be found among the tribes so for this reason…

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We lived in the jungle for 5 days with the Vietnamese Tarzan (DOCUMENTARY)

June 25, 2016 Curiosities by Alvaro Cerezo
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Last November, while I was in Vietnam for work reasons, I was lucky enough to spend a few days with this ‘jungle boy’ who is now living in a village, adapting to civilization…

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A Japanese castaway has been living ‘in the nude’ on a desert island for 21 years

January 28, 2013 Docastawayers in the Past by Alvaro Cerezo
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An elderly, 77 year old Japanese man has been living more than 21 years as a “castaway”, completely naked, on one of the few islands that remain deserted in the Sakishima Islands (Okinawa). His name is Masafumi Nagasaki….

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