Honeymooning Couple Survives 6 Natural Disasters
Stefan, Erika Svanstrom make it through snow, cyclone, flood, fire, quakes
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 5, 2011 11:24 AM CDT
Updated Apr 9, 2011 7:09 AM CDT
A head of a mannequin remains in the rubble in an area destroyed by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan Tuesday, April 5, 2011.   (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

(Newser) – When Stefan and Erika Svanstrom of Stockholm set out on a four-month-long honeymoon in December, they probably weren't expecting to immediately get stranded in Munich during one of Europe's worst snowstorms. They almost certainly weren't expecting to then survive a cyclone in Cairns, Australia. And it's safe to say they definitely weren't expecting their honeymoon, which they took with their baby girl, to include four more natural disasters after that.

Yes, the Svanstroms traveled on to Brisbane (flooding) and Perth (bush fires), the AP reports. They then made it to New Zealand just after the 6.3 earthquake hit—then headed to their last destination, Tokyo, where they felt the 9.0 temblor. (Speaking of honeymoons, Wills and Kate may travel to...)

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Count-Spatula
Apr 9, 2011 9:14 PM CDT
Please go to Texas next! ...or the Carolinas!
ExceleRater
Apr 9, 2011 9:08 PM CDT
"They then made it to New Zealand just after the 6.3 earthquake hit" I, too, have survived disasters that occurred before I arrived or after I left.
bryan1180
Apr 6, 2011 11:47 AM CDT
Who takes a 4 month honeymoon?