The physician in Vík í Mýrdal, South Iceland, and his wife returned home from a short vacation Tuesday night to discover someone had set up a tent in front of their living room window, Vísir reports.
“This appeared rather strange,” Sigurgeir Már Jensson remarked. “The tent was there when we came and it was gone when we got up.”
As they arrived, his wife Helga Þorbergsdóttir peaked into the tent, thinking some friends might have arrived in their absence, but what she saw were two big and heavyset men in their sleeping bags, “with exceptionally pretty caps. So I just carefully closed the tent again,” she stated.
Photo: Helga Þorbergsdóttir/Facebook
The couple (pictured above) took the surprise visit lightly, but described it as indicative of the situation, which is characterized by a steady stream of tourists in the area. “There is expansion in every sector,” Sigurgeir explained. “Usually the people are very polite, and they no doubt intended to ask for permission, but we were away. Actually, we normally wouldn’t allow people to camp like that in front of our living room window.”
Helga noted she has seen Kúkú campers before, that people sleep in, and that there have been cases where tourists have parked behind their garage, “but this is the first time anyone sets up a tent in our yard.”