Yes, this is apparently a thing that people do.
But D'Errico has two more days on her trip, and she is determined to stick it out. How can she return home when she's so close to finding evidence of Noah's Ark? (There is no evidence of Noah's Ark.)
Also, she's going back again next month.
If you're reading this, Donna, good luck on your noble quest, and congratulations on surviving that fall. But also, maybe give up on finding proof of a fictional event? Just a thought.