three kids and a lot of sheep


this is a fun story: how a hand-drawn map got this letter delivered to a remote farm in iceland

…instead of a postal address or a recipient’s name, the sender had drawn a map of where they believed the farm to be, together with the following, in English: “Country: Iceland. City: Búðardalur. Name: A horse farm with an Icelandic/Danish couple and three kids and a lot of sheep!” The sender had also added a further clue to the intended recipient: “the Danish woman works in a supermarket in Búðardalur.” The letter had been written and sent from the Icelandic capital Reykjavík by a tourist who had stayed at the farm but who obviously did not know the address. And, extraordinarily, it arrived at the right place…

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