COPENHAGEN/FAROE TRAVELOGUE – DAY 6 – RETURN TRIP BY THE LAKE

by Antonio Gil December. 11, 2018 480 views
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♫♫ Eivør Pálsdóttir – Trøllabundin ♫♫

When viewed from afar, its seems that the lake is tilted towards the ocean, but only spills over in one small waterfall. This optical illusion also creates the impression that the reservoir is located hundreds of feet above sea level. In actuality, the elevation difference between the lake and the ocean is only about 30 meters, however, steep and significant elevation changes in the surrounding hills give the lake its seemingly impossible look. The lake is situated in a deep depression, and its towering headland on the 252 and 376 meters on the left and right sides.

There is also some controversy regarding the lake’s name since the people of Sørvágsvatn village take pride in naming the body of water after their home, while the citizens of some of the other nearby towns would rather call the lake, “Leitisvatn” since some of its waters intersect with their towns as well. Yet regardless of what the waters are called, the illusion they create is nothing less than nature pulling a big prank on all of us.

www.atlasobscura.com/places/lake-sorvagsvatn

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José Manuel 11 months ago

#6 +1+1

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Antonio Gil Replied to José Manuel 11 months ago

Estas não estão grande coisa smile

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José Manuel Replied to Antonio Gil 11 months ago

Como foi de Japão? Vale a pena? Outono como voz ou Primavera??  smileairplane

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Antonio Gil Replied to José Manuel 11 months ago

O Outono é lindo, a Primavera não sei, mas pelo que vi, também é muito bom. De qualquer modo, preferi a viagem ao Sri Lanka. Eu gosto mais de natureza e, no Japão, houve muita cidade para o meu gosto.

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Yoshi Saura 11 months ago

#2 is amazing 😱

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Antonio Gil Replied to Yoshi Saura 11 months ago

That one was taken by my wife. Thanks dear Yoshi smile

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Lakshmi Bhat 11 months ago

Beautiful, thank you for sharing.

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Antonio Gil Replied to Lakshmi Bhat 11 months ago

My pleasure Lakshmi

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Bethany Plonski 11 months ago

Love the mood in #1 and the light in #2 is just perfect!

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Antonio Gil Replied to Bethany Plonski 11 months ago

When there was light we had to take advantage of it. smile Thanks dear friend

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Bill Baird 11 months ago

Very interesting. # does it for me.

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Antonio Gil Replied to Bill Baird 11 months ago

Thanks for your comment Bill

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Andi Saw 11 months ago

... Can we have Sunny Sri Lanka now? smile

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Antonio Gil Replied to Andi Saw 11 months ago

Almost there, I promise. (Only a few photos left) smile

11 months ago Edited
Andi Saw Replied to Antonio Gil 11 months ago

YAYYY... I love Faroe, and your images... but I noticed they were funnier in Summer, when I needed to feel cold... Now that the weather is similar, and the level of desolation and freezing is comparable... 

I wanted to say "It's not funny anymore", but it's not that. It's always amazing when you're around... 
Oh well.. let me stop before saying something really stupid. 
It's not you or the pictures.. it's the ambiance smile

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Antonio Gil Replied to Andi Saw 11 months ago

I totally understand it dear friend. Next ones will be very beautiful, I promise. smile

11 months ago Edited
Andi Saw Replied to Antonio Gil 11 months ago

I have ZERO doubt about it! 
You make everything beautiful... (And I'm not pleasing you... everyone can say I'm telling the truth!)

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Shane Coleman 11 months ago

Just beautiful! #1 to my favs.

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Antonio Gil Replied to Shane Coleman 11 months ago

Much obliged Shane smile

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Francesc 11 months, 1 week ago

Amazing compositions!!!!

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Antonio Gil Replied to Francesc 11 months, 1 week ago

Thanks for your support my friend

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Berckmans Peter 11 months, 1 week ago

The first 2 are mindblowing. One of your best.

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Antonio Gil Replied to Berckmans Peter 11 months, 1 week ago

Thank you so much Peter. That must be because we are almost at Christmas smile

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Camellia Staab 11 months, 1 week ago

I don't know how much time you put into researching the tune that you posted, but it definitely goes well with the photos. My favorite is #2, the light and the ripple in the water, just excellent.

I had never heard of Eivor, so I stayed on for the next video and what a video it is. Apparently taped in the Faroe Island. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJL39PFjMXM. Thank you for introducing me to something new smile

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Antonio Gil Replied to Camellia Staab 11 months, 1 week ago

Sometime smile I never heard of Eivor too, but now I've already used some of her songs in my posts. Her voice is divine. Thanks Camellia

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Joe Zink 11 months, 1 week ago

Love the mood in #1, Antonio!

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Antonio Gil Replied to Joe Zink 11 months, 1 week ago

Harsh, like the country. Thanks Joe smile

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Jay Boggess 11 months, 1 week ago

The haunting chant goes so well with the brooding skies and epic land & sea scapes. 
Fascinating facts about this magical land, as well.....

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Antonio Gil Replied to Jay Boggess 11 months, 1 week ago

You are too kind my friend. Thank you so much

11 months, 1 week ago Edited
Jay Boggess Replied to Antonio Gil 11 months ago

Always a pleasure, Amigo!

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Sherry Hill 11 months, 1 week ago

#2 is incredible.. just WOW!

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Antonio Gil Replied to Sherry Hill 11 months, 1 week ago

A beam of light in an otherwise grey environment. Thanks Sherry.

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