A popular British blogger may have gotten a ride from a stranger before disappearing in the French Pyrenees, sparking a search by rescue groups and authorities in two countries, secondo i rapporti.
The reports say Esther Dingley, 37, was last heard from Nov. 22 in the mountains in Luchonnais. She and her boyfriend write a widely-read blog documenting their escursionismo adventures. The search involves French and Spanish police.
Di venerdì, il BBC reported that the search for the woman had been halted due to bad weather.
Dingley, of Durham, told her Facebook followers Nov. 19 she had accepted a lift from a fellow hiker due to bad weather and had altered her plans, il Mirror reported giovedi.
The mystery man may have dropped Dingley off at Benasque on the Spanish side of the mountain range where police found her van, il giornale ha riportato.
Police are trying to track him down, secondo il documento.
“This man would have had conversations with her and may know what she planned,” the paper quoted an investigative source in Spain as saying. “They may have arranged to meet and hike another route. It is imperative that we find him.”
Dingley was due to meet her boyfriend Dan Colegate, 38, il nov. 25 at a farm in Gascony, where he was staying as she explored the Pyrenees on a month-long solo trek, secondo il documento.