At the same time, Lu Jinlang’s home was also being filmed by a cameraman from the program’s team shooting.
Relatively speaking, Lu Jinlang’s side seemed a bit dull, because no matter what questions the director asked him, he answered them very concisely.
Later, when the director saw that he was silent with a bottle of mosquito repellent in his hand, he asked somewhat nervously, “What’s wrong?”
Lu Jinlang came back to his senses, shook his head and put the things into the backpack. He was just wondering if Wen Tinghuan had prepared these things for Wen Jianing. But it didn’t matter, they were going together anyway, so he took it with him.
Although everyone was in the same city, they went to the airport to meet up the next morning.
The first person Wen Jianing saw when he arrived at the airport was Jian Jun. This time Wen Tinghuan would not accompany them, so she told them to take care of each other.
Wen Jianing nodded and said to Wen Tinghuan that she should rest assured that he would help her watch over Jian Jun.
Jian Jun hadn’t seen Wen Jianing for a few days. After the filming of his movie, the company arranged for him to pick up a TV series, which was still in the preparatory stage.
When he saw Wen Jianing again, Jian Jun felt inexplicably a little nervous and wanted to say a few words to him. But he didn’t know what to say, so he fell silent.
Wen Jianing just smiled and patted him on the shoulder.
The camera had been following and shooting.
So when Wen Jianing saw Lu Jinlang, he hesitated for a while before walking over to him and shaking hands with him.
Lu Jinlang chuckled. He held Wen Jianing’s hand slightly harder and quickly released it.
The last one to come was the only woman on this show, Zhao Qin.
With Zhao Qin’s current popularity, the program crew originally did not intend to consider her at all. However, since Lu Jinlang had agreed to make a special feature for the film promotion, the guests in this issue would eventually be all the people from the film crew of ‘Bitter Summer’.
Anyway, with Lu Jinlang and Wen Jianing, the publicity of this episode was enough.
The crew invested heavily this time, and the tickets for several people were all booked in the luxury class. Wen Jianing and Lu Jinlang didn’t sit close together, and they simply closed their eyes to sleep after the plane took off.
Although it was survival in the wild, the program team not only had invested a large amount of insurance for the artists, but also put together a large team of accompanying staff, including medical personnel and professional rescue personnel, plus the staff of the program team, in order to ensure their absolute safety.
However, this team would not appear on the camera, and would only provide rescue in an emergency to ensure the safety of the people, and they had brought plenty of food with them.
Wen Jianing and the others, according to the arrangement of the program group, only brought enough personal drinking water and a small amount of food.
Zhao Qin was asking the director of the show all the way, whether she would only eat bugs? She probably watched some survival programs, so she was very nervous.
Wen Jianing was not so nervous. He had been on many shows before. He knew that the TV station just needed a program effect, and they were not going to really let them starve when they couldn’t find food.
He slept all the way to the destination. After getting off the plane, he met with the foreign field survival expert invited by the program team at the local hotel.
The name of the expert was Matthew, and he was a native English speaker.
Although there was an English interpreter accompanying him, for the sake of the program’s effect, the interpreter would not be on camera. The interpreter would be mainly to facilitate the communication between Matthew and the director of the program group, and not for the communication with the guests. In each issue, there would be at least one or two speakers with good English to ensure normal communication. Of course, there was not much need for in-depth discussions. They just need to follow him, understand yes and no, and understand what he was doing.
Lu Jinlang was fluent in spoken English and had no problem communicating with Matthew at all, Wen Jianing and Jian Jun also knew quite a few words, but Zhao Qin was slightly weaker, probably only in the range of understanding yes and no.
In the afternoon they were sent into the road leading to the deep mountains by off-road vehicles. Originally, they wanted to use the helicopter, but the program team gave up after considering safety.
The place they were going was an inhabited and unexplored forest. The car couldn’t get them to their destination. They stopped halfway, and they needed to walk in on foot for the rest of the road.
It was surrounded by huge winding mountains, and there were dense jungles on the mountains. Legend has it that there were wild giant pandas living here. They didn’t know if they would be lucky enough to see them.
After they got off the car, Wen Jianing followed Matthew with a backpack on his back and climbed up the net along the hillside where there was no road at all. Jian Jun was in front of him, while Lu Jinlang was behind him, and maintained a short distance.
The cameraman’s lens had been shooting at him. In fact, this was not easy, because the mountain road here was too rugged, and the vegetation was very dense. There was also no road at the foot. When Wen Jianing walked, he had to grasp the trees or bushes nearby and move forward hard. The cameraman walked on the same road as them, with a camera on his shoulder. For this reason, Wen Jianing would lend a helping hand to the cameraman from time to time.
After they walked for more than an hour, Wen Jianing’s breathing became heavy, and the backpack on his back seemed to be getting heavier and heavier.
Lu Jinlang was behind him all the time. Once he didn’t step firmly and slipped under his feet. Lu Jinlang stretched out his hand to hold his back. If the camera hadn’t followed, Lu Jinlang would have been holding him by his side.
It was the first time Wen Jianing discovered that he and Lu Jinlang had a physical differences. He used to think that his physical strength was better than Lu Jinlang. After all, Ke Xinhang was more than ten years younger than Lu Jinlang.
Lu Jinlang said to the cameraman as he walked, “I’ve had experience in hiking before.”
The cameraman chatted with him and asked, “When?”
Lu Jinlang replied, “When I was in university, I was very keen on these outdoor sports for some time and went out with my friends several times.”
Actually, he was also a bit out of breath, but he could control the rhythm of his breathing better.
Wen Jianing opened his mouth to catch his breath. He raised his head and glanced at Jian Jun in front of him. Jian Jun was a bit bigger than him and seemed to have better physical strength. Since going up the mountain, he had been climbing up without saying a word.
A vine crossed and blocked the way in front, and Jian Jun slowed down. Wen Jianing chased behind him at this time, raised his hand and slapped him on the back. Because they were from the same company, Wen Jianing had been taking care of Jian Jun as a relatively close younger brother.
But Jian Jun didn’t expect him to slap him down, and he reacted greatly and turned his head and stared at him with wide eyes. His face was actually red, but because the surrounding light was dim, it was hard to tell.
Wen Jianing looked at him in surprise, not understanding why he reacted so much.
At this time, Lu Jinlang also walked behind Wen Jianing, put his hand on his shoulder, and asked, “What’s wrong?”
Jian Jun didn’t say a word, turned his head and continued to climb up.
Wen Jianing shook his head inexplicably.
Suddenly, they heard Zhao Qin’s cry from behind. She squatted on the ground and said, “I can’t do it anymore, I can’t walk anymore!”
This road was very hard, and Wen Jianing had been enduring it very hard. From time to time he wondered why he had to suffer this kind of crime. Girls like Zhao Qin might be even more uncomfortable.
Because there were other members of the program group accompanying her, Zhao Qin had been walking at the end and everyone did not feel that there was anything wrong. In a way, it was better than her falling behind and getting lost.
But at this time, she squatted down and complained loudly, and all the staff didn’t stop. No one came to dissuade her, and the cameraman kept shooting at her. Obviously, he wanted to capture all these lenses for editing and playback.
Matthew heard the commotion behind, turned his head to look, and shouted in English, “What’s the matter? We have to hurry up and find a suitable place to stay overnight!”
Lu Jinlang glanced at Wen Jianing, walked over and stood in front of Zhao Qin, and asked, “Can you continue?”
Zhao Qin knew that the filming was still going on, she c0cked her mouth and said to Lu Jinlang, “I’m so tired, I really can’t walk anymore. Let’s take a break.”
Wen Jianing also came over, and said to her, “Is it okay to keep walking and you can share your things with us so we could help you carry them?”
Zhao Qin hesitated and finally nodded.
Jian Jun heard their conversation and walked over at this moment, consciously taking off his backpack.
The three men helped share the equipment in Zhao Qin’s backpack, leaving her almost an empty backpack.
As he moved on, Lu Jinlang retreated to the back and let Zhao Qin go ahead of him. Wen Jianing would turn around from time to time, and when the road was difficult, he would give Zhao Qin a hand.
Although it was a bit bumpy, they still maintained their speed and continued to walk up the mountain.
Before dark, Matthew found a fairly flat and safe place and asked them to set up a tent. In the beginning, according to Matthew’s intention, even the tent was not necessary, but the program team took safety into consideration and finally asked them to bring a tent and sleeping bag.
Then Matthew arranged for two people to find dry branches for firewood, and the rest to set up tents.
Because of the limited space, the program staff also need to find another place to set up their tent.
Zhao Qin sat motionless on a rock after arriving at the campsite. Matthew asked her to collect firewood with Wen Jianing, but she refused to go.
Wen Jianing walked into the woods alone. Before leaving, Matthew told him to make a mark so that he could not find his way back. He made an OK gesture and walked into the woods.
Lu Jinlang glanced at him, then squatted down to build the tent skillfully.
They had two double tents and one single tent.
Zhao Qin felt a little empty. She began to regret agreeing to the trip, but at this time, she had no room for regret. Even if she wanted to give up, she had to accompany them through the whole journey, because there was no means of transportation to take her back to the foot of the mountain.
No one blamed her, because she was just a young girl who grew up in a city. Even in the TV station program group, there were almost no female staff to participate in the filming of this program.
Before Lu Jinlang finished setting up the tent, Jian Jun stood up first. He said, “I’ll help senior.” Then he went into the woods.
When he saw this situation, Lu Jinlang slowed down the movement of his hands.
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Yes I’ve tried hiking and it’s not for me😱 Give me reasonably flat ground and I can walk all day
I think young Xiao Jun is mighty confused about his attraction to Ningning 😳 Ningning wants to act as a mentor but forgets that he looks like a youngster so maybe Xiao Jun thinks he’s flirting
Thanks for the chapter 😁
For me, Zhao Qin is really annoying but her reaction is really understandable for first timers. It’s not even the worst one i’ve experienced. I once went with someone who bawled her eyes out and made us all (20 people) go back after 30 minutes because we can’t comfort her. Hiking mountains, especially uncharted ones, is really fckng hard. To all those who has not tried it yet, try easy tracks first and think twice before you do it or at least do cardio and build up your stamina for a month or two before you do it. Also, going down is just as hard as going up.
Thank you for for the update, translator-san. 💚