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Couple trying to avoid border restrictions rescued after walking 40km in outback South Australia – The Guardian

Couple set off on foot for Innamincka without food or water after car got bogged on unsealed road

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An Australian couple who were trying to avoid coronavirus border restrictions spent two days in the outback with no food or water after their car got bogged in sand.
The Royal Flying Doctor service said the couple, from Adelaide, were lucky to be alive.
Jose, 29 and Nicky, 32, were on holiday in Cairns when the South Australian government introduced a hard border with New South Wales, in response to a coronavirus outbreak in Sydney.
They believed they had to avoid driving through NSW in order to…

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