natalie castro, A travel and tourism influencer who was lost in Africa for more than 60 hours, Found. On Monday night, the 30th, the influencer shared a video on her personal page on Instagram, in which she reassured her followers and thanked them for their messages.
“I’m fine! I’ve been going through some complicated situations in the last few days while traveling through West Africa overland. I’ve been through Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone and I just arrived in Liberia,” he wrote in the caption.
According to Natalie, she was harassed at one of the borders, so she decided to change her route so that no one would follow her. He explained: “The last video I sent to my family was of crying after harassment and then I was left without contact.”
Natalie also said that the distance she travels by road is a distance with little structure, and therefore, she has not been able to communicate with her family or post updates on her social media networks. For me, the influencer thanked me for the messages.
She said: “Thank you for the messages, support and all the help. You are my family. And whoever has been here with me knows that I do not need to lie to gain followers.”
Nathalie disappeared after leaving the Republic of Guinea. In 2020, she told Estadão that she started traveling after an exchange and her goal was to become the first Brazilian woman to travel around the world.
In her last post on October 19, she mentioned her presence in Cairo, Egypt. The influencer has a YouTube channel and stopped posting three years ago due to the global challenge she faces. She also mentioned the challenges and racism she faced while traveling as a black woman.
“Proud explorer. Freelance social media expert. Problem solver. Gamer.”