his first journey from Tórshavn all the way north to the village of Kvívik and
he cries bitterly. Nor can he stand going to Copenhagen to visit his
grandmother. Why? Because his own homely world has everything he desires.
sets out into the big wide world, first to South America and then to study
architecture in Copenhagen before trekking from one European city to another,
curious, observant, taking in new experiences.
globetrotting poet is a master at retracing his journey. But wherever the
journey takes him, the Faroes never disappear beyond his mind’s horizon. And
that quiet smile Gunnar brings to all his writings permeates these travel
memoirs as well.