Tag: vidareidi

Yet another foggy day, alas! We’ve exhausted most of the local treasures so now we have to go on long road or ferry trips to get to the few remaining ‘must see’ locations (like the island of puffins: Mykines!) There are a couple of pretty places that are close-by but to appreciate them the fog has to lift and the sun has to shine! It shows no sign of doing either until Friday — but considering the most exciting thing…

I’ll keep this one short as I want to try and get some proper sleep tonight (I finally have black bags over my bedroom windows!) The sun finally came out! At least it did in the north east of the archipelago. We used the webcams that are placed all over the country to check — in real-time! To capitalise, we headed up to Vidareidi (from which point we could see Muli, the abandoned town I photographed the other day) and…

Arrived safely! Went for a drive around 11:30 (just before midnight…!) and took these two photos, both from Muli, an abandoned village on the island of Bordoy. It was only abandoned in 1998 as life there is unsustainable (miles from anywhere, and only reachable by boat for much of its history). My host, as part of work experience, once shoveled 5 tons of sheep shit out of one of the sheds there (which is why we were there I think…)…