Read about fish farming, "Merkið" and Tinganes, the oldest parliament in the old
Fermented lamb, wind-dried fish and sheep’s head. Sound delicious? Most Faroe Islanders think so.
Did you know that there are more sheep than people in the Faroe Islands? Or that a Faroe Islander has won the Nobel Prize? Or that you can find the Prime Minister’s phone number in the phonebook?
The volcanic islands lie in the North Atlantic Ocean at 62º north and 6º47’ west, located about halfway between Scotland and Iceland.
Against all odds. That pretty much sums up the situation every Faroese sports team finds itself in when it competes in international competitions.
Let’s be straight. If you expect the climate in the Faroe Islands to include 30-degrees sun every day, with sweat constantly dripping from your forehead, and a duvet-less sleep, you have been slightly misinformed.