Many embraced the fact they were in a remote slice of paradise, far away from the dangers coronavirus was presenting to some of their home countries like Spain, the United States, France and Britain.
For those who were allowed to leave, many couldn’t get to the airport in time because of problems with the buses out of the campsite, or their flights being cancelled. Some reported being man-handled by authorities.
“It was becoming increasingly difficult every couple of hours to get out,” a British woman told Vice, with another man explaining that he had six or seven scenarios that all didn’t pan out.
Fears spiralled and the sense of urgency to “go” spread amongst the group. Eventually, quarantine was stopped altogether, but by that point most flights out of the country had been…