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You can't ignore this pedestrian crossing in Iceland.

(7 Posts)
Elegran Fri 27-Oct-17 12:50:49

video - youtu.be/szJbz-z7iJw

Anniebach Fri 27-Oct-17 13:16:09

Wow , that is fantastic Elegran

Elegran Fri 27-Oct-17 13:46:03

Not so dramatic coming at it from the side is approaching the crossroads from the side street.

Crossing roads in Iceland is most unlike crossing in the UK - if you are standing waiting for a gap in the traffic, not even at an official crossing place, the cars actually stop and wave you over in front of them! Could be because 30% of the country's income is from tourism, so everyone goes to a lot of trouble to look after visitors.

Squiffy Fri 27-Oct-17 13:47:21

That hurt my brain!

Elegran Fri 27-Oct-17 13:49:50

Somehow a chunk got deleted - should have said "Not so dramatic coming at it from the other side, but the side with the trompe l'oeuil is the dangerous side, approaching the crossroads from the side street."

Tegan2 Fri 27-Oct-17 17:56:13

DD has just got back from Iceland and was amazed at the way cars just stopped for them to cross. Trouble is I'd have trouble walking over it and if driving there[which would never happen anyway] my brain probably wouldn't let me drive over it.

lemongrove Fri 27-Oct-17 17:56:41

Messes up the brain doesn’t it? 😆
Even though you know it’s just paint.