Faroe Islands

In the far North the peaks rise out of the sea A small island country right out there where nothing ought to be The volcanic mountains have through the ages become covered by a green carpet which we call grass In the high windswept cliffs all sorts of birds build nests and live in all kinds of weather So they

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Islands on the edge of Atlantic

Finnish Gulf, near Helsinki Hey, lambs. I’m not a shepherd! There is often foggy near the Åland …islands appears… Nice to visit again lovely old city Visby Long calm, no progress! best case, 1-2 knots only Сomposes a rhyme: a misty morning, a sad face, motionless windmills in the fog Much better, even if we need tacking! Through the Falsterbou

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Everything You Need to Know About the Doomsday Vault

Everything You Need to Know About the Doomsday Vault

From the idea behind a global backup to the details of its construction, here’s everything you need to know about the Doomsday Vault. Number 10 What Is It? The Svalbard Global Seed Vault, commonly known as the “Doomsday Vault”, is a facility that houses a vast number of plant seeds in case of a global catastrophe. The vault is a

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Catching and Cooking King Crab – Gordon Ramsay

They’re big, they’re ugly, and they’re coming to get us. It’s the invasion, of the monster King Crab. King Crab is the largest crustacean in the world, And they’re heading for Britain. GORDON: Norway has a massive problem with these huge, giant King Crabs. They’re just breeding, and breeding, and breeding, reducing the fish stocks, and causing a huge problem.

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Exercise Archipelago Endeavor

Exercise Archipelago Endeavor

NARR: Exercise Archipelago Endeavor is in full swing in Stockholm, Sweden with Marines from Sweden’s 2nd Marine Battalion and U.S. Marine Rotational Force Europe. FOGGO: The most important thing I’ve seen today is the relationship that has been established between Swedish Marines and U.S. Marines. It’s very important for our junior enlisted personnel to get to know their counterparts in

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Volvo Trucks – Fighting the elements on winding Norwegian roads – Driver’s World (E07)

Volvo Trucks – Fighting the elements on winding Norwegian roads – Driver’s World (E07)

I have driven when the wind was blowing at 72 mph. You had to steer it constantly to keep the car on the road. And you have to drive very slowly. Had to drive at 25-30 miles per hour. You get a bit sceptical… I drive a trailer for a company called Thor’s Goods Transport from Svolvær. It’s in the

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101 Facts About Finland

101 Facts About Finland

breedings well the factors my name is Sam and today we’re traveling North Woods to the land of salty licorice eccentric sports and steamy naked blonde people yes we’re going to be learning all about Europe’s less well known actually quite badass countries where rye bread is king and the metalheads roam like wild horses magnificent but what does nearly

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What if Antarctica MELTED?

What if Antarctica MELTED?

This is Antarctica. Today, it’s mostly known for ice, penguins, and not much else. Or, in another way, Antarctica is easily forgotten, with some people not even bothering to include it on their World maps. But in modern times, we’re beginning to hear more and more about Earth’s southernmost continent. Mostly through news reports on melting ice, rising sea levels,

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7 Burgers in 7 Days: Tommi’s Burger Joint

7 Burgers in 7 Days: Tommi’s Burger Joint

New day, new possibilities! Today’s guest burger reviewer is Carl, aka. Chaaaaarles. We’re at Tommi’s Burger Joint. It’s a newly opened burger chain from Iceland. A little nook that I”ve heard many good things about. I believe this will be something a little bit extra awesome. Carl, do you have anything to add? Yeah, I’m stoked! Let’s go in.. I

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Norway’s $47BN Coastal Highway | The B1M

Norway’s $47BN Coastal Highway | The B1M

The western coast of Norway is home to some of the most dramatic landscapes on earth. Carved by glaciers throughout the ages, some of these fjords stretch for 200 kilometres inland and are over a kilometre deep. The current convoluted travel route through and around this terrain takes you along Norway’s 1,100 kilometre, 683 mile, E39 highway. A road with

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