Woman drifts out to sea in Iceland after posing for photo on ‘ice throne’

A tourist who posed for a photo on an “ice throne” in Iceland had to be rescued after she starting drifting out to sea in freezing temperatures. Judith Streng was travelling with her son, Rod, and a guide, when she sat on a small chunk of ice shaped like a throne at Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, but a wave dislodged the floe from the shore and she floated into the Atlantic. The grandmother from Texas was rescued by a fellow American, Randy Lacount, a boat captain from Florida, who waded into the water and helped her down.    Speaking to ABC News, Streng said: “It was shaped like an easy place to sit. You can tell by looking at the shape of it, and I thought well it looks like fun. We rely on advertising to help fund our award-winning journalism. Read more here >>>

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