Living off wine and candy might not be nutritionally sound, but it did help one woman survive the elements. A Melbourne woman stranded in the Australian bush apparently survived off that exact combination for five days, according to a police press release.
The 48-year-old, who was identified as Lillian Ip according to 9News Australia, had been traveling last week in a densely forested region in southeastern Australia when she became stranded. The announcement by the Victoria police department explains that Lillian was originally en route to Dartmouth Dam when she hit a dead end at Yankee Point Track. While attempting to turn around, her car became stuck in mud, and she didn’t have cell reception to make an emergency call. The remote road is located some 60 kilometers (37 miles) away from the nearest town.