Colombia: Missing Dutch Tourist Found Safe

Posted on February 20, 2017 • Filed under: Latin America, Tourist Missing

Feb. 4, 2017 – reported (machine translated)Franciscus Antonio, a Dutch tourist, who had been lost since last Thursday night, was finally found by the agencies of Socorro.

Major Fernando Vélez, commander of the Civil Defense in Boyacá, indicated that the tourist was found in the municipality of Chiquiza, and once they met with the foreigner, he was transferred from Chiquiza to the Villa de Leyva Hospital, in order to That an assessment of his state of health will be made.


However, although he was shown to have some symptoms of dehydration, his physical condition in general showed that he was in good condition.

The Dutchman told the rescuers that he began his trek up a path to the top of Mount San Marcos and when he reached the top, he became disoriented and it was at that moment that he realized that he was lost. Read Article

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