Torshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands.  The Vikings established their parliament on the Tinganes peninsula in 850 CE, thus Tˇrshavn was made capital of Faroe Islands and has remained so ever since. All through the Middle Ages the narrow peninsula jutting out into the sea made up the main part of Tˇrshavn. The town has grown rapidly ever since the turn of the 20th century into the undisputed administrative, economic and cultural center of the Faroes.


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Early morning in fjords

Torshavn city

Typical homes

Planning the games

Downtown Torshavn

Leaving town

Our ship dwarfs town

Heading into storm

Crossing to first settlement

From the mountain top

Tiny villages around fjord

Pasture below

Incredible greenery

Barn in mist

Fishing village

Fish farm

Bridge over the Atlantic

Village of Funning

Village of Leirvik

1000 year old viking farm

Town of Gota

Museum Blasastova

Antique fishing gear

Typical turf building

Knitting from both ends

Antique fabric made here

Laundry room

Cooking utensils


Cooking tools before plastic

Statue on end for attention

Well-used seat

Farm buildings

Town factory logo

Main inhabitants

Rainbow over Toshavn