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14 April 2014: We said our goodbyes to Aubrey this morning and then headed over to the airport. Even though we were fully loaded with all our gear in tow, the airport was conveniently close and the walk was only about fifteen minutes. Initially, i was a bit concerned because it was raining pretty hard and the winds were strong. I was expecting a …
Once again east bound and down. Midday flight from Reykjavik to the Faroe Islands, a group of islands approximately equidistant between Norway, Iceland, and Scotland, composed of primarily tholeiitic basalt (had to Wikipedia that). Weather upon arrival was great, only partly cloudy. The Faroese are a most reserved people, which …
Tiny churches. Almost every village has one and the villages
without a tiny church have great stories on how they hike over the
tallest cliffs and steepest hills or row across fjords to get to
church each Sunday in the neighboring village.
Wild birding. We are not birders but there are LBB's all over
(little brown birds), gulls, puffins (not so many of these but we did
see some) and other birds that ...
... yada, yada – all places just teaming with humanity
and yet this week, this tiny capital of people survives and looks
like a teeming hive of people compared to the rest of the islands.
We have learned the Faroese are fond of two sayings at least: “Maybe
tomorrow” as in the weather maybe will be better tomorrow. And
there are 80,000 sheep in the country which is twice as many as there
So after breakfast, we ...
... winter. Plus they have chickens and geese and ducks and turkeys
so plenty of meat, plenty of eggs, and they grow potatoes and
rhubarb. But that's it. They also fish but pretty much that's their
diet. I'm sure they must go get things like flour and such because
she had made some pancakes for us but they said they hardly go to the
grocery for anything else.
We touched on the political situation of the ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBladypi Hostel Tˇrshavn
great little hostel/guesthouse the owner or operator was extremely friendly. clean and comfortable and centrally located, my only complaint was that the internet required reentry of password after about 5 minutes of non use, very annoying.
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