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A Day in Oslo

If feels like I’ve been here a month, instead of two short weeks. I have found my rhythm within the city and have grown to love my routine. 966 more words

Norway

You can lead a Norse to water…..

28 June 2016

Tim Koch is still in Caledonian mode:

I recently reported on my visit to the dinner held in honour of W.D. Kinnear, the 1912 Olympic sculling champion, in his home village of Laurencekirk on the North East Scottish coast. 557 more words

The Viking Saga

Yesterday was probably my favourite day in Oslo. I got to feed my fantasy world with a trip to see the viking way of life. 827 more words

Norway

Viking Hunters

We journeyed far and wide, across many an ocean to Iceland in search of their infamous Vikings.

There’s something about the urban myth of tall, manly, blonde, bearded men that makes a girl swoon. 475 more words

Places

Cross Country: Oslo to Bergen

I am tired. I boarded the train at 6:25 am but I have been awake since four. I think I have collectively slept 14 hours since Thursday. 843 more words

Norway

Childhood in the Viking Age

Imagine being a child in Viking Age Scandinavia. Have you wondered what it would have been like? I often do. In fact, in order to understand a culture and a society, I find that studying those childhood years makes me able to understand the whole culture far better. 1,007 more words

Norwegian

Reign of Terror

June 8th, 793 was the official opening of the Viking era.  Founded by the Irish monk St. Aidan the Lindisfarne priory sat on the isolated “Holy Island” off the coast of Northumbria.   133 more words

Poetry