Hotel Streym Torshavn
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... isolation, green-ness, and waterfalls everywhere you look. Even where there were no actual waterfalls, the rocks were dripping wet and glistening. There was not a lot of wildlife to see: very few birds, the puffins having moved on to Iceland already. Sheep were the main event and they were loose and meandering all over the roads. In one valley he said we might see wild salmon leaping, but there were none. Neither were there any seals, although he said ...
Once ashore, we spent about four hours wandering around this interesting place with its many unique buildings that add a new dimension to going out to mow the grass!!!
... was a free concert and nice, inexpensive buffet lunch at the Nordic House, I decided to go. When I learned how far it was, I wished I had let the captain drop me there! Oh well, the walk uphill will be good for me. :)
I was walking and walking, in the correct direction, when a man called and asked if I knew where I was going. I said " to the Nordic House," he then directed me to walk through a beautiful park.
... 32! So, Maria was home and welcomed me. She showed me around and I settled into my room.
This house is very comfortable and cozy. I love the Scandinavian design influence.
After getting settled, I headed out for a walk around into explore the capital city. One thing that is quite unusual is all the homes with sod roofs. It's very common here. I was told it is good insulation and less noisy than tin roofs.
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 ...