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A glimpse of 'The Shambles', a district of medieval streets in viking York, England, UK.

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The Vikings settle down - Explore Viking settlement and place names with this activity.

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Jarlshof - near Sumburgh, Shetland Islands, Great Britain; the Viking settlement of the Jarlshof site was hidden until a storm in the late 1800s exposed some of the remains from late Iron Age buildings (before 800 AD); built in a circular fashion around a central hub with small rooms and storage areas leading off of it.

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from Mail Online

Metal detectorist finds Britain's biggest ever haul of Viking treasure

Newly Discovered Viking Hoard In Scotland Included A Gold Pin In The Shape Of A Bird.

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Viking women's knives, kept suspended from belt or brooch, useful for textile crafts and everyday chores.

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from Globalmouse travels

10 ways to bring hygge into your life and home (or 10 ways to beat the winter blues

10 ways to bring Hygge into your life

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Reykjavik, Iceland’s coastal capital, is renowned for the late-night clubs and bars in its compact center. It's home to the National and Saga museums, tracing Iceland’s Viking history. The striking concrete Hallgrimskirkja church and rotating Perlan glass dome offer sweeping views of the sea and nearby hills. Exemplifying the island’s dramatic landscape is the volcanic setting of the geothermal Blue Lagoon spa. www.hoteldealchec…

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The Lewis Chessmen, probably made in Norway, about AD 1150-1200. At this period, the Western Isles, where the chessmen were buried, were part of the Kingdom of Norway, not Scotland. It seems likely they were buried for safe keeping on route to be traded in Ireland.

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