Six years ago, all of Iceland’s McDonald’s franchises closed down in the midst of the country’s financial crisis.
Right before the restaurants closed for good, Hjörtur Smárason bought a burger and fries as a keepsake. Now, as Reddit user “mmoistmuffins” points out, that meal is still going strong at the Bus Hostel Reykjavik. The hostel has a live stream of the six-year-old burger, which is kept under glass, and looks as fresh as it did six years ago.
Story by Tony Manfred and editing by Jeremy Dreyfuss