Tourist To Be Reunited With Missing Hat - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Tourist To Be Reunited With Missing Hat

Published April 28, 2017

Nanna Árnadóttir
Photos by
Godfrey Hall

American travel journalist, Godfrey Hall, took out an ad in Morgunblaðið newspaper this week, hoping to track down his 66°North beanie, lost on a recent trip to Iceland.

According to Morgunblaðið, Hall knew it was unlikely that anyone would know where his hat had gotten off to and was prepared to buy a hat that looks like the one he lost off someone else.

You may be thinking, it’s a hat man, let it go, but having worn the hat in travel pictures all over the world it had considerable sentimental value and had become something of a trademark for Hall.

“The Katla hat hasn’t been in production for several years and doesn’t exist anymore,” Fannar Páll Aðalsteinsson at 66°North told MBL. “But of course we wanted to help this American out seeing as he loved it so much. We’ll make a new one. He will be notified once the hat is ready.”

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