Get Entranced With A Brief Look At Faroe Islands
Great To Get A Brief Look At Faroe Islands
After our stop in the Orkney Islands with Oceania Cruises, we headed for a brief look at the Faroe Islands. We were excited to visit this destination that was not yet a major tourist destination. But we did hear that many new hotels were being built as tourism heated up.
We enjoyed the morning wandering through the colourful port town of Torshavn. Later in the day we headed off to tour this island. As the clouds moved out, we really got a view of how beautiful the scenery was in the Faroe Islands.
A Bit About The Faroe Islands
The Faroe Islands are a group of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean between Iceland and islands off of Scotland. They have their own government but still have an administrative alliance with Denmark. The original settlers were Norwegian Vikings in about 800AD. Seventeen of the islands are inhabited today. Torshavn was the capital and sat on the island of Streymoy.
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