A foreign tourist was reported missing in the volcanic canyon Eldgjá in the southern highlands on Saturday afternoon after she failed to return to her tour bus.
Search and rescue were sent to the area shortly afterwards.
However, the search was called off at 3 am when it turned out that the missing woman had been on the bus all along and even participated in the search for herself.
Before reentering the bus after the stop at Eldgjá, the woman had changed her clothes and freshened up, resulting in the other passengers not recognizing her.
She didn’t recognize the description of herself and “had no idea that she was missing.”
A similar incident occurred in 1954 when ….