Sildberi with a Faroese hat. The word sildberi is distinctively Faroese and is used for a puffin carrying sandeel to its young. A traditional Faroese ‘Sluppungi’ fishing boat can been seen in the background.
Some of the old Faroese tunnels are very narrow, and there’s always the risk of meeting one or two sheep inside as they seek shelter from the weather. The foremost sheep seen here has a Faroese knitting pattern on its chest.
Mykines is the most westerly island in the Faroe Islands. From Mykines there is a pedestrian bridge to the islet where the lighthouse is situated. On Mykines there is only one village, which is the village of the same name. The village can be seen in the background. Mykines is widely famous among ornithologists for its rich bird life, such as puffins and northern gannets.