David Gifford Photography

In the Galley

Photo: In the Galley

In what must be another amazing moment for the Jarl, nearly one thousand guizers with flaming torches gather around the Up Helly Aa galley. A former RAF man, the Jarl named the galley ‘Per Ardua’ after the RAF motto ‘Per Ardua ad Astra’, meaning “Through adversity to the stars”.


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