Posted on June 23, 2017
Extreme tree-hugging in The Jungle
Day 4 in Northern Ireland and we all felt like Tarzan swinging from vines and hopping trees at a fun park called The Jungle. Our guide lead us through an obstacle course in a treetop canopy designed to test our mettle and grit.
My friend Anna maintained her balance and poise like the professional high-wirer walker, Philippe Petit.
Marko challenged his demons until the last free fall when he admitted that he suffered from a fear of heights. Billy screamed like a girl expecting to be ricocheted through the forest rather than plummet to the ground.
Though we were always perfectly safe while wearing our belay harnesses all of us gripped the safety cable as a precaution.
Home to Ireland’s first high wire tree top adventure course, The Jungle includes other adrenaline-pumping activities including zorbing, llama trekking and paintball. The 400-acre hilly peat was once rural farmland.
Enjoy the short video I shot & edited: https://vimeo.com/222914330