LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Rio Villa, who goes by the title of @riograande on TikTok, and her boyfriend occurred upon a misplaced GoPro digicam below a waterfall at Three Sisters Falls on April 3. Villa mentioned she observed it laying below a rock.
In hopes of discovering the digicam’s proprietor, they popped out the machine’s video card. What they noticed was a younger couple that gave the impression to be vacationers having fun with a while in San Diego, whereas carrying similar shirts that mentioned “Higher Collectively.”
“It stuffed my coronary heart with a lot love,” Villa mentioned, and she or he instantly needed to get the couple again their digicam.
Villa posted the movies from the digicam on her TikTok account and it went viral, getting tens of millions of views.
“They have been all commenting in an effort to increase [the video]. Even GoPro commented. They have been like, ‘Hey, San Diegans, like assist them discover the homeowners.’”
The following day, Priscila Bernal and Alejandro Lopez have been contacted by relations that had seen the couple within the TikTok video. Bernal and Lopez, who at the moment are married, stay within the San Francisco Bay space. Alejandro had been utilizing the GoPro to movie himself happening the waterfalls when he misplaced it.
“The second time, I hit my elbow. I opened my fingers and I threw the digicam into the water,” Lopez mentioned. Their hours-long seek for the digicam resulted in disappointment.
They’ve since been reunited with their digicam and the reminiscences it holds, after assembly Villa on the Griffith Park Observatory.
“It’s simply very heartwarming,” Villa advised CBSLA on the garden of the observatory. “Individuals genuinely needed to assist, you already know, discover this wonderful couple.”