Australia: Dutch Woman Survives five days in Bush after getting lost on walk

Posted on January 14, 2016 • Filed under: Australia, Tourist Missing reported a woman who survived five days lost in thick forest in eastern Victoria has been praised for use of “bushcraft”, including building a hut, and using mud as a sunscreen and river moss to keep warm. Veronique Biunkens, who is from the Netherlands, was staying at the SIBA Buddhist Centre, between Buchan and Gelantipy, when she left for a walk last Thursday. She quickly became lost in thick bushland that does not have walking tracks, but it was four days before she was reported missing to police. Read Article

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