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Veien til Gjógv

En kjøretur på Færøyene er alltid et godt valg, med fantastisk utsikt hvor du enn snur deg. Rundt et sving i veien ser du kanskje dette: … eller dette: Færøyene betyr Fårøyene, så du kommer også til å se mange av disse: På øya Eysturey, kjører vi forbi Eiði – et ikke ubetydelig samfunn, med [...]

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"Vikar" graffiti on wall in Torshavn, Faroes

Faroe Islands: Sagas, sushi and street art

(English) Sagas abound in the Faroe Islands. Perhaps surprisingly, these Viking isles also have a fabulous sushi restaurant and lively street art.

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(English) The travel ABC of Sophie’s World

(English) Travel ABCs are all the rage in the travel blogging circuit these days. Fun idea! Here’s the travel ABC of Sophie’s World:

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Hvor i all verden

(English) This is a traditional farmer’s house in Santana on the island of Madeira in the Atlantic, one of the outermost regions of the European Union.

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Fiery Furnas: Steamy cauldrons in the Azores

As the plane descends, my youngest daughter exclaims: “Look! The earth is boiling.” And it is! From above, the Furnas Valley looks mysterious and misty. A few minutes later we land on São Miguel, the largest island in the Azores archipelago. About halfway between Britain and America, the Azores islands are volcanic and verdant, and [...]

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Flirting with Fate in the Faroe Islands

Oyggjarvegur, the old mountain road from Torshavn, the tiny capital of the Faroes, towards the northern islands, is spectacular. But then, nothing less is to be expected in the world’s best island-destination. In places, there are no barriers between us and a 1000-foot drop into the chilling waters of the North Atlantic fjord. We edge [...]

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My 7 links

Katie at Tripbase has put together a fun, new blog challenge to unite bloggers (from all sectors) in a joint endeavour to share lessons learned and create a bank of long but not forgotten blog posts that deserve to see the light of day again. And how to do this? Details are over at Tripbase [...]

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