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Faroe Islands tripThursday august 22 to Thursday august 29
The Faroe Islands are northwest of Scotland and Southeast of Iceland in the North Sea. They are a self governing set of islands with ties to Denmark. Tourist season is July & August. Main occupation is fishing and sheep.
first day Thursday august 22
... to be
for another trip, another time.
The ferries and helicopters and the sub-sea tunnels. All connecting
the people and the islands in some fashion. We mostly did tunnels
and bridges between islands with only one ferry trip. I am sorry
that we didn't get to take more ferry trips. I think it would have
been pretty nice. The helicopters have only been in business for
around 10 years connecting the outer ...
... for the ferry. I think we will miss
it as the time is 11:15, our hotel said it would take 15 minutes to
drive there, and it is now 11:10 and no ferry in sight yet. But as
we top the hill, the drive ends at the dock and the cars have not
started loading yet. We get in the queue and no sooner do I put the
car in park when they start loading. No worries. We walk up to the
lounge area and there is a group of high school kids in high spirits
off on an adventure.
... ve met a car in the
single track tunnels I think.
Next into the sub-sea tunnel and this time there were more colored
lights showing. Maybe some of them had been shorted out when we went
through last time. Also, there was some sound echos too. At one
point, we got a very loud echo that sounded like a truck was racing
to pass me. I'm looking forward and in my rear view mirror and
nothing is close to me. Had to be an ...
... one of the northernmost villages and a
place for lovely, gorgeous hiking . As we are following a schedule,
so to speak, and our itinerary, which is the Classic tour of the
Faroe Islands, says we are going to Vioareioi today. I drive down
from Gjogv as we know it is a single track road most of the way down
the hill. When we get to a place where we are transiting between
towns rather than villages, most of the roads are double lanes so
hubby takes over ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
we are right next to the runway but no planes come in at night and the first one out this morning was at 8 a.m. so was a pleasant night's sleep
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