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Tórshavn is the capital and largest town

Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands are between Iceland and Norway. It has been a self-governing country within the Danish Realm since 1948. Tórshavn is the capital and largest town, where about 17.000 people live of the total of about 49,709 population of the islands.

I live in Iceland, which has always had a very good relationship with the Faroe Islands. The Faroese government was the first one to offer a loan to Iceland, shortly after the economic crash there in 2008.

I have taken the ferry MS Norröna, when I wanted to take my car to Denmark for traveling around Europe. The ferry is owned by Smyril Line (smyrilline.com), which is a Faroese shipping company. The ferry is similar to a cruise ship and has one of the best buffet I have had. I took this photos when I stopped over in Tórshavn. Continue reading