No. Not Iron Iceland. Ironic. If it were iron Iceland, they wouldn’t build so many home-made scaffolds out of lumber. They’d use steel pipe, as they do in Canada, a lumber country. In Iceland, not a lumber country, they use precious lumber.
Mysterious and lovely!
Well, maybe not the strangest, but pretty endearing nonetheless.
In a country with virtually no trees, and most of those looking like this …
… or this …
… it has the most robust wooden scaffolding imaginable.
It’s not that there isn’t metal scaffolding.
Even more amazing: when you cut up Icelandic trees, as the Green Party did in the election of 2013, they look like this:
(They didn’t win. It’s really too bad, with a platform like that!) Some things are just unhinged.
And that’s that!