The Lush Contours Of Værøy, Norway

Værøy Norway

While pictured quite pristinely above, Værøy’s reality is quite a bit different. With a name that literally translates as harsh weather island, it’s fitting that the island serves as the setting in one of macabre raconteur Edgar Allan Poe’s short stories, “A Descent into the Maelström”.

Savannah Cox
Savannah Cox is the Managing Editor of All That Is Interesting. She holds a Master's Degree in International Relations, and works as a reporter/producer for DNAinfo.
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