GP, 33, who stranded two days in a dark cave on Christmas Island, reveals how she survived on rainwater and armored snacks
- A doctor spent two days in a cave on Christmas Island during the weekend
- Katherine Comparti, from Western Australia, had explored the cave
- She realized that she was in trouble when she could not find the exit on Saturday
Kelsey Wilkie for daily post Australia
An Australian doctor was forced to survive on rainwater and rationed snacks for two days while she was stranded in a cave.
Katherine Comparti, 33, from Western Australia, was on Saturday morning looking for the dark cave on the south coast of Christmas Island, when she got confused.
After losing her attempts, Dr. Comparti to find the exit, and decided to stay and wait for the rescue.
Katherine Comparti (pictured), from Western Australia, was exploring the dark cave on Christmas Island on Saturday morning when she got confused
The parents of Dr. Comparti worried that they were worried after they had not contacted them.
Australian federal police sergeant Richard Gough said they were looking for Dr. Comparti on Sunday after her family said they could not reach her after Friday night.
The police called car rental companies, accommodation providers and the dive operators that they had used in an attempt to find her.
Fortunately Comparti was found after another tourist saw the police address Facebook.
The tourist told officers that they had seen the doctor's abandoned vehicle on a trail in the national park.
The police fixed the vehicle and repaired the mobile phone of Dr. Comparti, but had to be forced to stop his search until the next day because they lost the light.
Fortunately, the family of Dr. Comparti could guess her whereabouts after having access to her Google history, who revealed where she wanted to go.
She was eventually rescued on Monday morning and had only suffered minor injuries.
Christmas Island is an Australian territory in the Indian Ocean, south of Java, Indonesia
Dr. Comparti revealed that she was able to survive with the limited food she had brought with her and with rainwater.
"I almost dangled down and tried to stay calm until the lovely community of Christmas Island had gathered and issued the warning," she said to ABC.
& # 39; There was not much to do. I had a little bit of food that I still rationed and tried to keep an eye on my watch, which lights up in the dark. & # 39;
Sergeant Richard Gough of the Australian Federal Police said that Dr. Comparti walked out of the cave with the help of a member of the national parks.
After a number of medical checks, Dr. Comparti Tuesday back to her home in Narrogin, in the southwest of WA.
Christmas Island is an Australian territory in the Indian Ocean, south of Java, Indonesia.