The Postman Wants You to Shovel


The Postman Wants You to Shovel

This is the busiest season of the year for postal workers with the delivery of letters, parcels, and greeting cards around Iceland, like in other countries.


Photo: Eygló Svala Arnarsdóttir/Iceland Review.

Because of the heavy snow in recent weeks, delivering mail can be a particularly difficult—dangerous, even.

Íslandspóstur, the Icelandic postal service, asks people to shovel their pathways, and break the icicles hanging overhead to ease the postman’s job, reports.