Iceland and Northern Isles

 

Tˇrshavn

 
Arriving Tˇrshavn - it was a bright sunny morning that greeted our arrival in the Faeroes - VIDEO CAPTURES Malcolm McCrow
 A recent snow fall  covered the open decks making them treacherous to walk on as MAGELLAN passes a commercial fish farm - VIDEO CAPTURES Malcolm McCrow
The ferry SMYRIL arriving Tˇrshavn from Denmark - VIDEO CAPTURES Malcolm McCrow
Berthing at Tˇrshavn - VIDEO CAPTURES Malcolm McCrow

Weather in the Faeroes can change rapidly and by the time the shore excursion coaches were ready to depart the sky had darkened and the snow had again begun to fall - VIDEO CAPTURES Malcolm McCrow

Tˇrshavn and its distinctive Vesturkirkjan (West Church) with its pyramid shaped copper spire completed in 1975 - VIDEO CAPTURES Malcolm McCrow
Heading north over the mountains - VIDEO CAPTURES Malcolm McCrow
Ignoring the road tunnel we climbed to the mountain viewpoint  - VIDEO CAPTURES Malcolm McCrow
Overlooking Nordradalur and the Island of Koltur - VIDEO CAPTURES Malcolm McCrow

Driving slowly back past Nordradalur before making another photo stop at Leynar on the side of the fjord - VIDEO CAPTURES Malcolm McCrow

Tˇrshavn Cathedral dates from 1788 but was rebuilt in 1865.  It is situated on the edge of the old town where the traditional black wooden houses have roofs of turf - VIDEO CAPTURES Malcolm McCrow
Many of the houses date from the 16th and 17th centuries and are still in use - VIDEO CAPTURES Malcolm McCrow
The old town is clustered around  Tinganes, the historic location of the Faroese government - VIDEO CAPTURES Malcolm McCrow
Looking over the harbour towards the Parliament Building - VIDEO CAPTURES Malcolm McCrow
After spending most of the day in Tˇrshavn the ship sailed overnight to Sey­isfj÷r­ur  on the east coast of Iceland - VIDEO CAPTURES Malcolm McCrow
Looking north towards the Island of Koltur and Nordradalur - VIDEO CAPTURES Malcolm McCrow
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