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Lost In Africa (Part 1)

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This is about my last summer vacation. I went to South Africa for a short trip but things went very wrong. I, Shrenil Kanoria, am going to share my adventurous but horrifying experience with you all.

                       (Day 1)

                       It was the 19th of April, my bags were packed, and I was ready to leave. I reached  the airport and I immediately went to the counter where I got my tickets. After security checking, I finally reached the terminal.Then we all passengers were told head towards the airplane. After getting seated, the safety instructions were given and then the airplane departed from the airport and headed towards Pretoria (Capital City of South Africa). We had a very comfortable journey. After departing from the airport, we reached the airport of Pretoria. There I met my guide. His name was Thanelo Remartado. He said to me,"Are you Mr. Shrenil Kanoria?". I was firstly shocked that a native African could speak English so fluently. Then he said,"Hello! Sir are you okay?". Then I immediately replied,"Yes, I am Mr. Kanoria, and you are Mr. Thanelo Remartado, right?". He replied,"Yes.".We then went to the resort, where I spent my rest of the day.

                          When I went to restaurant nearby for the dinner, I heard 2 men speaking about hunting. First I thought they were just joking, but then I saw the first man passing the second man a pistol. I was lucky that they did not see me watching them, but now this matter could be serious. I didn't want to get into these matters so I ignored this and I went to sleep.

                           (Day 2)

                            The next day when I woke up, I saw myself in a dark room. It was looking like it wasn't cleaned since months. When I stepped out of the bed, I felt something sticky touching my legs. When I looked down, I saw red blood. I was horrified and then I also saw a dead body who had a camera in his neck. Seeing all this, I fainted.

                             After several hours passed, I restored my senses, and when I looked around, the two men who I had seen the last night were speaking with me. As they were speaking the native language, I could not communicate with them. Then they seemed frustrated and from their expressions I could make out that they were really in a disastrous situation. When I checked out the surroundings, I found out that there were no guards, terrorists, and they didn't even possessed any weapons.

                             Then another person entered the room and he looked like a British gentleman. As soon as he entered the room he pointed out to me and asked me who was I. I straight away told him that I was a tourist and I had been kidnapped from the resort. He said,"Okay, so you are Mr. Kanoria. It is a pleasure meeting you. I got  to hear from these two that you heard what these two had planned." I said,"Yes". I said this as I thought that the British person might be a good person, but I was wrong. He gave an evil laugh and said that these two were just my slaves and I used them just to convey this message to-. Suddenly he gave a pause. I then asked him to whom, he left the room and he just locked us three in the room. Now I was really terrified, as something very very bad was going to take place (according to me).