Hotel Runavik

Heioavegur 6 - FO-620, Runavik, Faroe Islands | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Heioavegur 6 - FO-620, Runavik, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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Travel Blogs from Runavik

So Near, Yet So Far Away.

A travel blog entry by rnjemk on Sep 09, 2014


... drops to the water hundreds of metres below. Jen did a lot of grab-handle grabbing when she was on the outside of the road on some of those drives. This encouraged me to stop and savour, rather than glimpsing and gasping! And, fortunately, from time to time, the sun broke through the cloud and we revelled in the vistas revealed. Every one different in incredible detail and stark beauty, but all a variation on the same theme of rock, firth and sky.

These are ...

Even the Gulls are Grounded.

A travel blog entry by rnjemk on Sep 01, 2014


... than the eye perceives. The real splendour of the vistas is more felt than seen. In other words, another 'must see' for the bucket list!

As we've become more familiar with Faroese geology we've also been able to start identifying which of the three volcanic episodes we're seeing in the rock faces, and to discern the nature of the cooling undergone by the magma and the resulting crystallisation patterns in the basalt. "Hmmm!", I hear you saying, "Kelloway's really lost ...

"Which Dick are you on?"

A travel blog entry by alicebeetle on Aug 30, 2014

2 comments, 56 photos

... but obviously one has to be polite. The friendly Kiwi lady on my right opened proceedings with a show stopping "Which Dick are you on?" to which I managed to hold back any natural facetiousness and mutter "Dick 4." To go ashore, we had to collect a tender ticket and as expected there was a bit of a scrabble to get there first, but we did a little strategic queueing and managed to get on the first tender. This was good as we had booked the taxi for 1pm ...

It's a Club, not a Nation!

A travel blog entry by rnjemk on Aug 28, 2014

1 comment

... the airport is located in a valley between the two mountain chains which parallel the final approach path. There is a lot of high country quite close to the windows on both sides, in other words.

Some Google sites nominate Vagar as the "Most Dangerous Airport in the World". Others, the majority, are less alarmist. Certainly, the approach is reminiscent of that into Kai Tak - but not as 'arresting' (in my recollection). There is another surprise on very ...


A travel blog entry by maxieduncan on May 11, 2014

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... in a pretty stunning setting. The road there was fantastic, a narrow one way asphalt road winding it's way through the valley. It was also the first day where everything wasn't covered in cloud and we could really appreciate the sights the a Faroe Islands have to ...