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Total solar eclipse is striking, if elusive, in the Faroe Islands

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FAROE ISLANDS — In a country with only three traffic lights, the arrival of 8,000 foreigners to watch a total solar eclipse is something of a spectacle.

In the days leading up to the astronomical event, tourists filled streets and restaurants in the Faroe Islands, gawked at the quaint buildings in the city center of centuries-old capital city Tórshavn, and fretted about the changing weather forecast

On Friday, a view of the total eclipse proved elusive and the reactions were mixed.

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