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Help During Blizzard

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Help During Blizzard

On Tuesday, 16 Feb 2016, my wife, son (who was driving), and I were caught in a blizzard on Route 1, traveling at night from Hveragerði to Reykjavík. We became stuck in drifting snow. Four young Icelanders helped us get going again, and one drove ahead of us at near zero visibility, guiding us for the next 20 km and until the storm abated. We were so impressed by this Icelandic kindness and the impeccable English of our rescuers. We never learnt their names but do not want to fail saying thank you. Arnulf

Arnulf Koeppen

Delmar, NY
United States