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First glimpse

This is one of the islands we saw first from the ferry, when we didn't really know what to expect. It's green, and it's got hills.
Mounting Sátan

August 14th 2008
Yes, we ended up at the Faroe Islands this year! I've been wanting to go here for quite some time, and then the occasion turned up to take the ferry from Bergen in Norway, so here we are. Today we mounted Satan. Actually, we went up the mountain Sátan, close to Leynar on Streymoy, the biggest of the Faroe islands. It's almost 666 meters high, and starting from sea level as we did, we had to clim ... read more
Europe » Faroe Islands » Streymoy

Faroese Flag The population of the Faroe Islands is largely descended from Viking settlers who arrived in the 9th century. The islands have been connected politically to Denmark since the 14th century. A high degree of self-government was attained in 1948.... ... read more
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