Saksun

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Saksun, Faroe Islands

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Saksun - A warm spot in a windy land! Jun 24, 2008
Saksun lies in the bottom of what used to be an inlet of the sea, surrounded by high mountains.

You reach it by the single track road off the main road to Eidi.

The inlet formed a good deep natural harbour, until a storm blocked the inlet with sand.

This caused the river that used to run into the inlet to form a freshwater lake where the inlet used to be.

The lake is quite shallow at the edges and its a sheltered spot for picnics and photos :)

The small church is a museum but was closed when we visited.

The valley is worth visiting .. there are some nice lakes on the road and plenty of bird life too ...

It really is a sheltered spot in a windy landscape :)
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omeprazole says:
what a lovely place!!!
Posted on: Oct 28, 2008
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