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... 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 ...
... cross, definitely not a hot dog. But enough for
We head towards Sandur to find the museums now. A couple of tracks
through the village and no luck but next to the police station
(Police? What kind of crime do they have here?), there is a big I so
we stop and she and her dog are happy to see us and give us
directions. What's incredible is that she says there are 60 cruise
ships a year that dock at Klaksvik and then there are about ...
... 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 ...
... That's was it. We saw the
light art in the sub-sea tunnel between Eysturoy and Bordoy islands.
Yea. So glad we didn't miss it.
We are now on our 4th island. Man, we are just clicking
them off at a rapid pace! Hubby still driving and we quickly come to
Klaksvik, a rather large town for the islands, a major town, and has
several roundabouts which are well marked until we get to the one in
the middle of town which ...