The Old Postal Route between Bøur and Gásadalur.

The Old Postal Route between Bøur and Gásadalur.

Up until 2004, before they dynamited their way through the mountain to make a tunnel, this was the only way to access the small village of Gásadalur - making it one of the last places on the islands to be accessible by road. The hike that we are making today, The Old Postal Route, gets it name from just that. Three times a week the poor postman would have to climb the hill to deliver mail to the villagers.

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