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These 8 facts about the Faroe Islands might surprise you

Easyvoyage Logo By Margot Miller of Easyvoyage | Slide 1 of 8: Due to the islands' egg-like shape, you can never be too far from the water. The white-crested waves of the Atlantic are a constant presence for those who live here, and their proximity to the wild ocean has shaped the way society developed on the archipelago. Whale, seaweed and shellfish are staples of the Faroese diet.

You're never more than five kilometers from the ocean

Due to the islands' egg-like shape, you can never be too far from the water. The white-crested waves of the Atlantic are a constant presence for those who live here, and their proximity to the wild ocean has shaped the way society developed on the archipelago. Whale, seaweed and shellfish are staples of the Faroese diet.
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