Iceland’s beloved swimming pools lie empty during pandemic | AFP


The British have their pubs and the French have their cafés. For Icelanders though, it’s all about the pools. The country’s outdoor swimming pools are popular spots that lie at the very heart of Icelandic life, but have been closed for weeks because of the coronavirus.

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