A few days ago, a tweet from Alan Moreno, a participant in “Perdidos en la Tribu”, the program he hosted, went viral. Mariano Peluffo in 2012, where three families traveled to an unknown destination to live for a month with a primitive tribe. The prize was 300 thousand pesos. The young man recounted his harsh experience on the show through his Twitter account.
“We were one of the three families selected after more than 6 stages of casting. Flia. Moreno, quadruplets. Almost ready to board the plane, I had to choose between 3 envelopes that randomly contained 3 countries. Ethiopia. We would spend a month with a tribe from Africa”Alan Moreno began to tell on Twitter about his time on the Telefe reality show hosted by the driver Mariano Peluffo.
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The young man recounted how difficult it was for him to adapt, the harsh rituals they had to go through and the feeling they had when leaving Ethiopia. “We started well, it got dark instantly. The production said goodbye and went to the settlement they had prepared several kilometers away. The first night arrived, fear is not enough. Imagine being out in the open in unknown terrain and with several little animals walking around”, expressed the contestant of the reality show that he was carrying out Mariano Peluffo.
For his part, one of the contestants assured that a doctor visited them every morning to check their state of health: “He controlled our pressure and gave us a pill against malaria, it is worth clarifying that we gave ourselves 8 vaccines before traveling. As As the days passed, the situation got heavier. We ate very little and we had just enough water”.
Likewise, Alan Moreno guaranteed that with the passing of days the situation in competition in charge of the presenterbecame heavier: “We ate very little and we had just enough water. The tribe ate sorghum. It had a taste similar to earth. Many days we prefer not to eat. It became unsustainable. At that point, after One week I started dreaming about food.”
The most dangerous moment of the Mariano Peluffo contest
Undoubtedly, the show had very difficult moments and the young man reported that they had to face several activities that almost cost him his life the ritual of jumping the bull: “It is the event of the year. Adolescent men must jump naked on the back of 30 bulls crowded together, going from one side to the other several times. With this they get the passage to adulthood. We were 17 years old, we had to do it. ”
“The female relatives of the teenager are whipped. It was a very dangerous ritual. We arrived and the little tribe we knew morphed into thousands and thousands of them. The men were desperate to whip. It was one of the most dangerous moments of the whole experience. They grabbed my two sisters by the arm, they understood that if they were there it was to be whipped. The chief of the tribe, Bali, saved them,” said the participant about one of the most difficult challenges of the competition.