Weather Permitting - a week on the Faroe Islands: Day7 - Suduroy

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Weather is permitting, it's a wonderful sunny day. We are going to tour around Suðuroy for the whole day, then catch the ferry back to Tórshavn in the evening

Morning - northern Suðuroy
We are hiking west of Sandvik, to the bird cliffs of Glyvraberg
2007:08:08 11:01:44 (italian time)

Morning - northern Suðuroy
The cliffs start to appear
2007:08:08 11:10:34 (italian time)

Morning - northern Suðuroy
Myriads of seagulls are circling around Ásmundarstakkur
2007:08:08 11:38:38 (italian time)

Morning - northern Suðuroy
These landscapes and these names seem to be coming from a Tolkien tale

Morning - northern Suðuroy
Climbing toward Glyvraberg
2007:08:08 11:40:36 (italian time)

Morning - northern Suðuroy
The clifftops are sliced by vertical chasms, this is one of the deepest
2007:08:08 11:44:54 (italian time)

Morning - northern Suðuroy
This plank bridge crosses the "sphincter-tighteningly deep chasm" - as my guide says
2007:08:08 11:46:33 (italian time)

Morning - northern Suðuroy
The view below us, the ocean a few hudred meters away and seagulls in between
2007:08:08 11:55:53 (italian time)

Morning - northern Suðuroy
On the way back from the hike, the bay of Sandvik and Litla Dimun
2007:08:08 12:29:08 (italian time)

Morning - northern Suðuroy
It's time to show you the car we've rented for the week. A Fiat Panda covered with advertisements. Classy!
2007:08:08 12:30:48 (italian time)

Morning - northern Suðuroy
Curious ducks
2007:08:08 12:32:50 (italian time)

Morning - northern Suðuroy
Enjoying the warm and sunny day!
2007:08:08 12:39:13 (italian time)

Afternoon - southern Suðuroy
We took a narrow lane just south of Vagur, and reached the Kamarið Cliff viewpoint
2007:08:08 13:59:08 (italian time)

Afternoon - southern Suðuroy
Uttarafjall, Skarvastakkur, Tindastakkur, Halsur, Kirviskollur, Lopranshólmur, and Franceskar
2007:08:08 14:02:09 (italian time)

Afternoon - southern Suðuroy
Lopranshólmur - I think - and the Beinisvørð communications mast in the background

Afternoon - southern Suðuroy
The cliffs here are about 400m high
2007:08:08 14:25:10 (italian time)

Afternoon - southern Suðuroy
Beinisvørð Cliffs as seen from Kamarið Cliff viewpoint
2007:08:08 14:26:28 (italian time)

Afternoon - southern Suðuroy
We are having a fine pic-nic, it's time to open a couple of bottles of those Foroya Bjór Classic that we bought in Klaksvík
2007:08:08 14:49:44 (italian time)

Afternoon - southern Suðuroy
An intimidating sign at the top of Beinisvørð Cliffs
2007:08:08 15:49:47 (italian time)

Afternoon - southern Suðuroy
Afternoon vapours hide the view of the cliffs
2007:08:08 15:54:20 (italian time)

Afternoon - southern Suðuroy
The mountain road to Sumba
2007:08:08 15:57:01 (italian time)

Afternoon - southern Suðuroy
Litla Dimun appears behind the vapours
2007:08:08 16:03:17 (italian time)

Afternoon - southern Suðuroy
Looking down from the cliffs
2007:08:08 16:09:10 (italian time)

Afternoon - southern Suðuroy
Faroese hay drying at the sun in Sumba
2007:08:08 16:27:38 (italian time)

Afternoon - southern Suðuroy
Cap Akraberg, the Faroes' southernmost point. After the horizon are the Outer Hebrides in Scotland
2007:08:08 16:38:11 (italian time)

Afternoon - southern Suðuroy
Back on top of the Beinisvørð Cliffs, the vapours went away
2007:08:08 17:04:18 (italian time)

Afternoon - southern Suðuroy
Looking at me looking down from the cliffs
2007:08:08 17:12:15 (italian time)

Afternoon - southern Suðuroy
We are 469m above the sea
2007:08:08 17:15:49 (italian time)

Afternoon - southern Suðuroy
Last sight of Suðuroy - the village of Fámjin and its amphitheatre
2007:08:08 18:21:10 (italian time)

Afternoon - southern Suðuroy
On the road between Fámjin and Øravík - farewell to Suðuroy
2007:08:08 18:25:13 (italian time)

Afternoon - southern Suðuroy
Back in Tórshavn - Tinganes from the ferry
2007:08:08 21:22:25 (italian time)

Afternoon - southern Suðuroy
Tomorrow morning we'll catch a flight back to Copenhagen... weather permitting.
2007:08:08 21:23:18 (italian time)

Photo album generated by album from MarginalHacks by D. Madison on Thu Dec 27 23:52:11 2007