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Looking out to sea from Gjógv,

Looking out to sea from Gjógv,

Whilst I stayed at Viðareiði I loved to sit at the waters edge, watching the waves crashing into the rocks and gazing out across the ocean.  It was beautiful and mesmerising.

Whilst I stayed at Viðareiði I loved to sit at the waters edge, watching the waves crashing into the rocks and gazing out across the ocean. It was beautiful and mesmerising.

Another view of Mykines - my favourite of all the islands.

Another view of Mykines - my favourite of all the islands.

The road leading in to Gjógv.  The drive to this village was stunning in itself.

The road leading in to Gjógv. The drive to this village was stunning in itself.

Looking down on Klaksvik, the second-largest town in the Faroe Islands, which is located in an absolutely stunning setting.

Looking down on Klaksvik, the second-largest town in the Faroe Islands, which is located in an absolutely stunning setting.

Wherever you are in the Faroe Islands there seems to be fascinating and stunning rock formations.  This is one from Viðareiði.

Wherever you are in the Faroe Islands there seems to be fascinating and stunning rock formations. This is one from Viðareiði.

For much of my visit the weather was cold, wet and cloudy (which strangely enough added to the appeal of Faroe Islands for me - it made it very moody and atmospheric) but on the odd occasion the sun shone through.  I enjoyed a beautiful, sunny day whilst on Mykines.

For much of my visit the weather was cold, wet and cloudy (which strangely enough added to the appeal of Faroe Islands for me - it made it very moody and atmospheric) but on the odd occasion the sun shone through. I enjoyed a beautiful, sunny day whilst on Mykines.

The coastline of Nolsoy is similar to that seen throughout the Faroe Islands, accompanied in this photo by the grey skies that one comes to expect in this country.

The coastline of Nolsoy is similar to that seen throughout the Faroe Islands, accompanied in this photo by the grey skies that one comes to expect in this country.

Looking northward from the Svínoy, a remote island in the northeast of the country.

Looking northward from the Svínoy, a remote island in the northeast of the country.

Looking back at the village from part way through the hike to Nolsoy lighthouse.

Looking back at the village from part way through the hike to Nolsoy lighthouse.

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