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April 26, 2011 > Couple survives (natural) disaster honeymoon

Couple survives (natural) disaster honeymoon

Submitted By AP Wire Service

STOCKHOLM (AP), Apr 05 - Honeymoons aren't always easy for newlyweds, but six natural disasters?

Stefan Svanstrom of Stockholm said Tuesday he set out on a 4-month-long honeymoon with his wife Erika and their baby girl on Dec. 6 and immediately got stranded in Munich, Germany, due to one of Europe's worst snowstorms.

After that, he says, they experienced the devastation of a cyclone in Cairns, Australia, and the flooding in Brisbane, and narrowly escaped the bush fires in Perth.

Just before arriving in New Zealand, Svanstrom says, the 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit Christchurch and at the couple's last destination, Tokyo, they felt Japan's largest temblor since records began.

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