(solar-storm-fueled auroras)---- "Eagle Lights"---The central light ribbon in this image resembles the head and beak of a bird, flanked by a radiant wingspan. The photo was taken in Grøtfjord, close to Tromsø in northern Norway.
Norway has never been a place on my 'Bucket List' that I had imagined visiting. After I saw this great photo, I was mesmerized; I believe my mind has been changed. Cloudy Day Over Geirangerfjord, Norway Credit : Joan Trias
900 year old church. Borgund Stave Church is a stave church located in Borgund, Lærdal, Norway. It is classified as a triple nave stave church of the so-called Sogn-type. This is also the best preserved of Norway's 28 extant stave churches.
The advanced technique of the Viking ships made it possible for the Vikings to travel far away. The Vikings both plundered and traded but they also settled for good in various countries and very soon got assimilated into the local population.
The great sea expeditions of the Viking Age - The basis of the great sea expeditions undertaken by the Vikings was ship technology. The Viking ship was a piece of high technology based upon hundreds of years of development and experience.