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Jorvik - Reconstructing the Viking Age

The Viking settlement at Jorvik, modern day York, is the largest excavated Viking site in England. Jorvik was an important trading centre due to its river links along the Ouse to the Humber estuary and North Sea and also an important political centre, the largest of the of the six fortified Viking boroughs along with Leicester, Nottingham, Lincoln, Derby and Stamford under the Danelaw. 1,384 more words

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A stroll in the museum gardens

These days we live our lives at such a fast pace, and we sometimes do things without noticing of what we are doing, where we are or how we are dealing with the task. 251 more words


Suasana York City Center

Melanjutkan cerita tentang kesan pertama anak-anak sebelumnya, perjalanan dari rumah ke york city center dengan berjalan selama 20 menit an.Sepanjang perjalanan ke city center kami di suguhi pemandangan khas kota – kota di UK seperti bangunan-bangunan tua berupa kastil, rumah-rumah penduduk dengan red brick nya, burung-burung yang terbang untuk migrasi dengan formasi “V” nya, pejalan kaki yang berjaket tebal beserta anjingnya yang setia menemani, bangku taman di pinggir jalan, dan pohon – pohon besar yang sudah habis daunnya. 329 more words


The First Three Months in Pictures

Over the last three months I have snapped pictures on my iPhone as John has carefully framed and shot art. Here are a few of my favorite ones. 59 more words

An A-Z Journey Around Britain

51 York


A flood in New Orleans checked the triumphalism of neo-conservatism in the United States, and if the Tories have any sense they should be worried about the pictures of glorious York reduced by floodwaters. 668 more words

The Minster Door

A shot taken a few weeks ago on a windy and rainy night in York, but before the devastating flooding that has affected the city (and large swathes of northern England) in the last few days and weeks. 22 more words