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Village, Faroe Islands

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Village, Faroe Islands

Photograph by Ken Bower

This Month in Photo of the Day: Traveler Contest Images

The village of Gásadalur with the island of Mykines in the background. Until a tunnel was built in 2004, the 16 residents living in Gásadalur had to take a strenuous hike or horseback ride over the steep 1,300-foot (400-meter) mountain in order to make it to the other villages. It was a rare sunny day in the Faroe Islands and I had to wait until the clouds rolled in to provide some softer light. I decided to go with a long exposure (1 minute and 10 seconds) to illustrate the force of the wind and a serene sea among the isolated islands.

(This photo and caption were submitted to the 2012 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest.)

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3 responses

  1. wooo beautiful and raw place u were!

    June 26, 2012 at 3:28 pm

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    incrediblem if you didnot say it is a real life picture, i would have thought it is computer made

    June 26, 2012 at 8:26 pm

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