Saturday, August 4, 2007

What goes around, comes around...

Over this last month or so, i've seen this story in various forms, float around on the internet, but fundamentally, this is an Associated Press story, i gather, from when they were here, and meant to do a story on Bill Clinton's visit to the islands, but Clinton no-showed, so they did other stories.

GJOGV, Faroe Islands - It's just after 9 p.m. when the magic begins.
The late-setting sun breaks through purple rain clouds to drape the rugged island of Eysturoy in a golden shimmer. A perfect rainbow arches over the Slaettaratindur mountain. Offshore, a wild ocean launches ferocious swells against the Giant and the Witch, two spectacular rock pillars that protrude from the surf like craggy teeth.
All that's missing from the storybook setting is a band of orcs or goblins crawling out from behind a rock, or a pipe-smoking Hobbit emerging from one of the turf-roofed houses...

You can read the rest here:
Brain Bliss