Klaksvik Hotel

Address: Víkavegur 38, Klaksvik, Bordhoy, 700, Faroe Islands | Hotel
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This hotel is located on VĂ­kavegur 38, Klaksvik.
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Travel Blogs from Klaksvik

So Near, Yet So Far Away.

A travel blog entry by rnjemk on Sep 09, 2014


... soaked, the sandpit was awash, and yet the little tykes were there in their wellies with their buckets and spades and toys, quite happily playing the games our children would in sunshine, shorts and sandals. And around town, working men were out in tee-shirts (and waders below, paradoxically), caring as little about being wet as the pre-schoolers. Inevitably, women dressed sensibly and (many) very stylishly. Again, there is a unique and proudly-Faroese interest in design ...

Even the Gulls are Grounded.

A travel blog entry by rnjemk on Sep 01, 2014


... about their 'bridge across the Atlantic' - the two or three hundred metre long bridge that connects Streymoy and Esturoy. With such a small population and precipitous terrain, the investment per head must have been phenomenal.

The Faroese do not allow free camping - ostensibly to protect the environment but perhaps to keep out riff raff? (As mentioned in my last blog, the community holds a robust conservatism - more below.) Not surprisingly given the weather, few Faroese ...

"Which Dick are you on?"

A travel blog entry by alicebeetle on Aug 30, 2014

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... join in the killing. When the whales are spotted, and come into the sound, the call goes out and eveyone who wants to join in hurries down to bludgeon them to death. The whales are then dragged into an area where the meat can be removed and it is then shared out between everyone who "helped" with their killing. They see it as their bounty, and no different to killing cows to eat, but there is a strong movement against it and he pointed out the cars and ...

It's a Club, not a Nation!

A travel blog entry by rnjemk on Aug 28, 2014

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... have created an oasis. The effect is very pleasing to the eye and soul after the stark barrenness of the mountains almost everywhere else.

The archipelago is very young geologically, being the result of three multi-million-year-long volcanic episodes, the first of which occurred around 54-58 mya. At that time the proto-Faroes was cuddling up to proto-Greenland about 100km of its east coast, and the combined landmass was located at around 40 degrees North. ...


A travel blog entry by maxieduncan on May 06, 2014

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It was a rainy day so decided to spend it in Torshavn. There's not so to see it turns out. I bought a woolly hat from a local store then we settled in at the Irish pub. Dinner was rather good, a shoulder of lamb at Aarstova, a local restaurant in a historic ...