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Monday, September 23

 
 
YEAR:  2019 | Tags:  | | |
 
 
 
 
 

Akureyri, 7:15

 
 

We have booked into a capsule hostel in Akureyri called Hafnarstræti Hostel, because it occupies Hafnarstræti 99-101. It contains 62 pods or capsules. I have number 43, an upper storey pod.

People asked me before I came if I would find it claustrophobic. I wake up thinking that the night felt like camping in the world’s best tent: no cold, no hard ground, no rain, no wind. I had a choice of levels of air conditioning, so I did not get stuffy either.

On my way back from the shower I photograph a section of the pods. I exchange WhatsApp messages and photos with Irma. I feel childishly happy.