One single schooner in Iceland costs a whopping $14.50 (ISK 1163.79, i.e. DKK 70). In the Faroe Islands, beer prices are generally slightly cheaper than in Iceland, with the average price of around DKK 50-60 for a pint.
Heri Joensen, the lead singer of Faroese folk metal band Týr, has claimed that Sea Shepherd Conservation Society founder Paul Watson made no attempt at talking to him after the band’s concert in San Diego earlier this week.
Paul Watson, the controversial Canadian-American marine wildlife conservation and environmental activist who founded the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, is infuriated after 145 pilot whales were killed on Gøtuvík Beach in the Faroe Islands yesterday.
Around 150 pilot whales were killed today on the beach in the village Gøta (Gøtuvík) on Eysturoy. Faroese news webpage Portal.fo writes that the killings went fast and well and that many people came to the beach to witness the killings.
After a rather horrendous weekend weather-wise, the weather will change for the better next week, according to the weather forecast, which calls for light winds and little rain – especially towards the end of the week.
The weather has been particularly bad in the Faroe Islands over the weekend, and it did not come as a surprise to many locals that SAS chose to cancel the Saturday evening flights to and from the Faroe Islands.
On 1 April, the Faroes had a population of 50,778, an increase of 789 compared with 1 April last year, according to new population estimates released this week by Hagstova Føroya (Statistics Faroe Islands).