A kite surfer named Lonia Haeger and her two friends cherished some pearls of relief when they got stuck on the road to Lofoten (Norway). The rain lashed the street. As a result, the road froze up. Then they decided to draw help by creating a Tinder account. To their relief, a local got paired up and helped them out.
With the advent of technology, the world has shrunken enough to get on the screen of our mobile phones. Different apps are popping up to bring people nearer to each other across the globe. Well, one would not keep Tinder in that list with ease. But it unveiled its other facets by providing a platform for seeking help to a group of three friends.
Lonia Haeger (a kite surfer) left for the road trip to Lofoten (Norway) with her two friends. The trip was a part of the road testing of the vehicle of a commercial company. The ladies were enjoying their time to the full. After covering 30 minutes of their journey, dark clouds over their heads released their pressure. The rain started lashing the street.
Taking rain for a usual weather condition, they continued to drive ahead. But after a few moments, it became impossible to drive on that road. An icy sheet covered its surface. The vehicle could not brave the slipping surface. Finally, the friends had to pull over their car at a curve.
The curve ignited a torrent of besets for them. They could see the boulders and roaring sea down the edge. Adding to their fears was the fact that there were possibilities of the icy road pushing their car off the cliff. Not just that, their car was standing at the bent. A car coming from the other side might end up banging into their vehicle.
So every passing moment was crucial for them to think out solutions. To their dismay, they were all alone at the curve. There was no other soul around them. The mechanic was 200 km away from their location. Thus, they could not do anything but sit and wait for the rays of hope to light up their minds.
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The picture to our Tinder rescue🚨 (Scroll down to my last post to get to know the story before) While sitting in our camper with the fear that every second the car could slide down the mountain or a car could crash into our camper due to the slippery road, Phil had the weird but actually genius idea to create a tinder account with me and this fluffy cutie 🐶 Literally 5 minutes later I had a match with @stianlauluten 🥳 Another 5 minutes later he came up with his Bulldozer and shaped lines in the ice ❄️ We followed him to the next parking slot and the day after our hero organized tires with spikes! (There wasn’t a mechanic closer than 200km) Now we can continue our road trip to the Lofoten🏔 Tusen takk for your help @stianlauluten 😍 . 📸 @flash_bros_ @kerkamm_campers @hymer @life.of.kurt #snow #norway #roadtrip #tinder @tinder #dog #husky
Finally, after giving up on all the options, they ended up deciding to create a Tinder account in the name of Lonia Haeger. They could not see any option by their side. So they gave in and went ahead to create one for Lonia. To increase their chances of catching with their savior, they put her photograph with a furry canine. After setting up the stage, they sat back and waited for the knock of rescue.
To their delight, they did not have to wait long. Within 5 minutes, the app paired up Lonia with a local man named Stian. Catching up with him, Lonia shared their condition and asked for help. Sensing their situation, the man eagerly offered his help.
Adding to their joy, Stian turned out to be a construction worker.
The pearls of relief rained in within 5 minutes and he reached them with his bulldozer and other tools. Ushering his bulldozer, he went ahead to create lines for them. They followed him in their vehicle. Thus, he helped him reaching a nearby parking lot. He chained their tires with spikes.
To express their gratitude, Lonia shared the story on Instagram.
That’s another win of humanity. The man has given it golden-touch with his noble deed.