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... of locals, it appeared that we were the only people in the village. After our visit, we found a bus stop and began reading the posted schedule, which was difficult since it was in Danish or Faroese (hard to tell). As we stood there looking a bit dumbfounded, a car pulled up and the gentleman inside asked if we needed a ride to Torshavn. Initially, I felt a cautious reluctance, but remembered that this is a different place. We accepted the offer and were ...
... on the cruise ship stopover, you
have to admit that most people would probably say “where?” thus
giving you a bit of a smug sensation to know you have been somewhere
not a lot of people visit and can say Yes, I've been there.
There are no McDonald's here. There is one Burger King and how they
snuck in past McDonald's I don't know for that doesn't happen often
but they did. We did not visit the shopping ...
We had time to head into Skopun before the ferry arrives to see the
big postbox. It was made by some locals for a shot in the Guinness
Book and stands as tall as a house. Yep, it does indeed. Then we
went and got in line for the ferry. When the ferry arrived and
cleared the cars (there were cars on the top deck which is lowered by
hydraulics and then people get in their cars and drive off the
ferry), a large garbage truck pulled onto the ferry ...
... back there. Their house is not very big and when I asked if
there was a “basement”, the answer was no so their house
consisted of just one floor and a small loft. Should have asked for
a tour because now I am very worried about where they sleep!
They used to live in another town further down the coast but moved
up here to this place 9 years ago, probably when all the kids were
grown. They have 3 ...
... stick up a bit further into the Atlantic so you can see them.
So we check out and are on our way. First we stop at the tourist
office just to get a clean and fresh map and also the guide book
swears that the shop behind the tourist office is the best place to
get sweaters. We did find a couple of sweaters and one that in
particular that will serve my hubby well sitting in our chilly living
room this winter. Also to the lovely ATM as that took up ...