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Faroe Islands

Friday 5 August 2011 - Tuesday 9 August 2011

I felt it was time to explore these fairytale islands and to "climb" Faroe Islands highest mountain "Slaettaratindur".

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How to be a normal tourist
Tuesday 9 August 2011 - Faroe Islands

This day I felt that it was really time to rest my body, since we had been out all days trekking around doing very physical activities, it even started before we came here, with bodybuilding and kite surfing the day before. So the focus this morning was to take it easy, having a long breakfast and

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Slaettaratindur
Monday 8 August 2011 - Faroe Islands

We woke up hoping for good weather especially at Slaettartindur, since it was Ylva's last day it was her last chance to climb the mountain. So we drove to the mountain to check it out, it was really bad, cloudy and rainy so we couldn't see far at all. We only had very vague road descriptions, find

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Puffin Daddy island
Sunday 7 August 2011 - Faroe Islands

Finally, the first day I could see small fragments of blue sky and get some glimpses of the sun. First stop on the road for today was the village called Gasadalur it was an amazingly beautiful valley almost a Nordic Shangri-La like valley or at least as I imagine it to be. We got some company from

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3 for 1
Saturday 6 August 2011 - Faroe Islands

We started with a visit at the tourist information in Torshavn and we tried to squeeze out as much info as possible from an amazingly friendly lady that seemed to live in a timeless realm. Not caring about the growing line of waiting (impatient?) people. She was also able to change language

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Prelude
Friday 5 August 2011 - Tórshavn, Streymoy, Faroe Islands

I began to long for a more exotic adventure, but I didn't feel attracted to the usual places or last minute travels to warm places. But then I got new information about the Nordic countries that they are actually eight, if you consider independent ”countries” as Åland, Faroe islands and

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