This Friday they arrived in the country the two Mexicans who were stranded in Tonga, after several days incommunicado and looking for alternatives to to get back after the submarine eruption recorded on January 15.
Is about two marine biologists and professional divers, Leslie Nava, 34, and David Olaf Santillán, 31, both are dedicated to safeguarding coral and marine life in Tonga.
Your trip back to Mexico
His return trip lasted four days, with stops in New Zealand, Dubai and Barcelona; Both were greeted by family and friends carrying warm welcome messages and Mexican flags.
“Just now that we have a bit of the internet, we have realized the magnitude of what happened and well I think everyone is going to tell how things happened, we live it closeNava told reporters waiting for her at the Mexico City Airport.
Leslie Nava said that when the powerful eruption occurred they were “scared”, and they could only take their passports and go up to the highest areas of the island with their dogs to shelter from the impending tsunami.
“I was shaking, you could hear the cracking of the earth, the explosions”
“I was shaking, you could hear the cracking of the ground, the explosions,” Nava recalled.
The underwater eruption that was recorded in the Pacific caused panic in the islands of the kingdom of Tonga, as the tsunami caused waves of up to 1.20 meters in the capital Nuku’alofa, and in other parts of the Pacific.