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The Faroese people are descendents of the Vikings. This origin is still very noticeable. Also the landscape brings you back to that kind of atmosphere, the mountains tend to suddenly disappear in a mysterious fog.

Last night one of the bands was Týr, a local band that plays a combination of heavy metal and folk music, was performing on the festival. Their music is full of ancient sounds and words. The funky youngsters around me begin to dance the old and traditional chain dance to the Viking metal.

I looked at the young people around me…

… and at the icy cold ocean. It was not difficult to imagine I was back a thousand years.