Faeroe Islands Streymoy


The largest island in an archipelago in the North Atlantic, home to the capital, Tórshavn, known for its rugged terrain and Scandinavian influence.

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These turf treasures are in the village of Saksun. The village itself is home to about a dozen inhabitants, a cute cafe, and a tiny shop that is much more accessible thanks to a tunnel built in 2004. Oh, and a smattering of those picturesque turf houses that will have you wondering: who mows them?

girlwanderlist 5 years ago

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