Friday, 25 May 2018

Faroe Islands


A nice surprise recently arrived ..A PIF-RAS card from a fellow card member ..Thank you so much Rosmarie for remembering me by sending this hard to get card...Posted also from origin and postmarked so...great thank you. another "Flags of the World" for my collection..
Posted Foroyar : Faroe Islands .07 May : Arrived Sydney 22 May : Traveled 15 days.

Greetings from the Faroe Islands :
THE FAROE ISLANDS :  cover an area of  1,399 KM2.
POPULATION of The Faroes' is 49,188
CAPITAL CITY : of the Faroe's is Torshavn
UNIQUE ; is the Cap Enniberg :and is the highest cliff worldwide (754 mtrs )that comes absolutely vertical at a right angle out of the sea,
SPECIAL BREEDS :to The Faroes are : The Faroe pony ,The Faroe cow, The Faroe sheep,and Faroe goose and duck.
FAMOUS.: The Island of Sheep.: The origin name comes from the Danish word (foer ) and is an old Norse word for sheep (oerne) = plural of Island.
FOOD.: Skerpikjot.:the most popular treat..well aged wind dried mutton.
HISTORY : Logting.The oldest parliament in Europe and goes back to the year 900.
ARCHAEOLOGY :The first human evidence between 400-600 Archaeology finds suggest settlements earlier than the viking arrivals in the 9th century.
FAROE ISLANDS: has been a self governing country since 1948 within the country of Denmark.

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