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ROST- THE ISLAND OF BLISS FOR BIRDWATCHING AND FISHING

January 6, 2020

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ROST- THE ISLAND OF BLISS FOR BIRDWATCHING AND FISHING

Rost is one of those lofoten islands which is termed as a heaven for birdwatching and fishing. It is popularly recognized for its remoteness. The small islands lie up to 10 kilometres of range from the western tip of Lofoten. These islands are incredibly the best ones to get away from the bustle and to enjoy nature.

Rost can also be corroborated to be the tranquil area for tourists who love nature. Some of the rare and distinguished birds when it comes to birdwatching are the Atlantic Puffins and Eider ducks. The latter is almost striking to find. People who adore birdwatching can take a tour around in the boat to take pleasure in it to the fullest. 

This location is quite a scenery even for the not very big fans of birdwatching. A walk in nature can make you ignore all about your daily life making you wish to switch into this place completely. 

The Ruins of the Stone Church in the mountains is the peak of the spectacular impressions that have the power to seize your sight leading it to fall in love. You can also name this as the best spot for pictures. 

Apart from this, there are furthermore some intriguing information about this place. Back in 1432, the Italian sailors came to this place following a Shipwreck. They were welcomed by a population of nearly a hundred people and were taken care of during their time of visit. The sailors documented their trip while they eventually returned back. Since then it led to an enormous appetite for the Norwegian stockfish which sustained the economy of the island. Some community decided to stay on the island. There is also a restaurant here which is named after the Captain, Pietro Querini. When Querini doesn’t grant much people started taking up fishing to make a living. Fish is always the top specialty in the menus of the Restaurants here.