Tourists from the Czech Republic Peacock Pizova and Ondrej Petr Jul 26, went on foot to travel through the Fiordland national Park, the largest in New Zealand, transmits Bi-bi-si.
In conditions of extremely bad weather, the tourists got lost, could not go any further and spent the night outdoors.
As told Peacock, her friend, 27-year-old Ondrej slipped on the icy slope and fell to his death.
According to her, the Peacock spent the night beside the body of the other before to go in search of any home.
Pisula spent another night on the slope in a sleeping bag in which she put all your stuff, to somehow keep warm. She kept rubbing his feet for fear of frostbite.
The next day, the Peacock reached the small house of the Forester at lake McKenzie, which was able to climb through the window. Here she found a supply of food and firewood. In this house she spent almost a month.
The lady tried twice to go further, but each time returned to the house because of deep snow and because she had a damaged leg. Using the ash from the stove, she laid in the snow the letter “H” (Help) to signal for help.
“As you can imagine, this month was terrible for me”, – she told reporters.
“It is extremely persistent woman,” said Peacock about the Consul of the Czech Republic.
The traveler had a month to wait for help, because they are not reported to the local authorities about their intentions to go camping and didn’t bring radar beacons in case of an emergency. Therefore, the rescue operation was declared immediately.
After getting the attention of the local authorities were involved in a disturbing post on Facebook, the police found the car of travelers parked in the Parking lot for quite a long time and started with helicopters to look for the missing.
The transition route chosen Paulinoi and Ondrej, usually takes a few days.
“It’s very unusual that someone goes missing in New Zealand for such a long period, and nobody reports”, – told in interview to the newspaper New Zealand Herald the local police inspector Olaf Jensen.