Lonely Planet Writer

Missing father and daughter rescued in Sweden

The mountainous landscapes of Sweden.
The mountainous landscapes of Sweden. Image by oskar karlin / CC BY-SA 2.0

Emergency teams working together in western Sweden have rescued a man and his eleven year-old daughter, who had been missing since Monday. The pair ran into difficulties after going out on a snowmobile in the mountains near the village of Gördalen and spent the night in temperatures of -19ºC. They were rescued, uninjured, at 11am on Tuesday after the team were eventually able to contact them by mobile phone. Read more: thelocal.se