Hotel Streym Torshavn
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... 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.
... to accept. As it turned out, his car is a new Mercedes and he owns a fish drying factory with a big market in *****ia. Very kind and interesting man.
I'm getting a sense that, while the Faroese have a Scandinavian reserve, they are kind and generous.
The Faroe Islands are a self-governing region of the Kingdom of Denmark. There is definitely animosity; the Faroe Is would like to be free of Denmark, but ...
... track roads with sheep milling on either
side and an occasional cow here and there and sometimes ponies or
Icelandic horses. From 3 houses to 20 houses and many brightly
painted and colorful in the mist and rain or sometimes sunshine.
Lots of turf roofs and little sheds where they dry the hay or dry the
meat. Oh yes, and geese too. With a swan thrown in here and there.
Waterfalls. Did I mention that?
... 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 ...
... br> people put in their comments on the visit. Kind of demanding that
you be nice right away but it is fun to say how nice it is to meet
Anyway, we sat and chatted with them for about 1 Ż hours and
learned that they have 100 sheep and while most farmers leave their
sheep on the hillsides all year, Jakub likes to go gather his up in
the winter and bring them into their sheds and take care of them ...