Grandmother swept out to sea on glacier

Judith Streng joked that she "always wanted to be Queen" after she was photographed slipping out to sea on a throne-shaped glacier in Iceland.
2:12 | 03/01/19

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wind and sky ??? Move over, Elsa. We have a new ice queen. Take a look at this grandmother who was just trying to pose for a simple vacation photo on this iceberg throne when she was unexpected swept out to sea off that glacier in Ireland and, janai, you're here with this chilling story. Chill story. Grandma just wanted to have fun. See the northern lights and take some pictures but her son captured the moment she went from posing on an iceberg to needing to be rescued off of one. Judith Streng is the adventurous grandma going viral after posing on an iceberg while vacationing in Iceland. So it was shaped like an easy place to sit. You can tell by looking at the shape of it, and I thought, well, that looks like fun. Reporter: When a wave swept her out to sea on what looked like an iceberg throne in the Icelandic waters. But when I got on, it started to totter and a wave was coming in, a very large wave came in and made the throne kind of rock and I could tell that I was slipping off. Reporter: Those pictures are making a huge splash on social her granddaughter posted about the incident on Twitter sharing texts from her father explaining iceberg king lost her king dom when she drifted out to see. No joke. A coast guard rescue had to save her and bring her back to shore. I thought it was safe. I don't weigh very much, so it was a little easier to float off with me, I guess. Reporter: The whole ordeal hasn't fazed Streng. The grandma with a great sense of humor and unwavering sense of adventure. I always wanted to be queen. Come on. That was my chance. That post has gotten so much traction on line one of her granddaughters saw it first there and that's how she found out about grandma drifting off to sea. One called her in Elsa in 60 years. What was the other thing you said. Ice, ice granny. She got some good vacation pictures out of it. She absolutely did. She looks so chill, no pun intended there. Will, we're just happy she's safe. Yes, she is.

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