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06/10/2011 11:14 am ET | Updated Aug 10, 2011

Makiko Iwafuchi, Japanese Tourist, Gets Lost In Nepal For 2 Weeks Eats Grass, Bamboo To Survive

Well this isn't something you hear every day: A Japanese woman, Makiko Iwafuchi, took a stroll outside her Nepal hotel and proceeded to get lost for two weeks, the Associated Press reports.

Iwafuchi, of Chiba, Japan, left her hotel on May 25 in Nepal's mountains roughly 50 miles north of Katmandu for what was meant to be a short stroll around Goshainkunda Lake. She left the main trail and could not find it again.

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