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Being somebody who doesn't enjoy heights, I sometimes find myself in locations that are a real challenge for me. This viewpoint was one of two on my recent trip to the Faroe Islands where I can unashamedly say I felt totally scared! Anybody that shares this fear of heights will recognise the feeling of thinking that you are going to slip at any moment. Here, that feeling was accentuated by the scree almost everywhere on this steep slope, and the big drop-off just several meters below. To make matters worse, every rocky outcrop protruding from the mountain side wobbled as I grasped in desperation. At least I managed to capture a couple of images at this location; at the other location on huge sloping cliffs I had to give up without a single photograph, my fear and the strong winds got the better of me. I think I need to leave such elevated views for others to capture!

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