Asian women looking for love in the Faroe Islands – 101 East

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With its harsh, windswept hills and six-month long winter, the remote Faroe Islands are hardly where you would expect a large ethnic minority from tropical South East Asia.

But since most local young women choose to move abroad, women from the Philippines and Thailand are helping to reverse the population decline of this tight-knit, traditional society.

Nestled between Norway and Iceland in the north Atlantic, life on this archipelago of 18 islands is a shock for those from the tropics.

Yet this remote community is proving that it’s worth going to the far reaches of the earth to look for love.

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