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Hidden Venice with a Psycho-Mambo Twist
Jul 10–Jul 16, 2017
Chernobyl by Day, Kyiv by Night
Sep 08–Sep 14, 2017
Festivals and Mountaintop Temples of Bhutan
Sep 28–Oct 06, 2017
Day of the Dead in the Yucatán
Oct 28–Nov 03, 2017
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Found: A Viking Toilet, the Oldest Bathroom in Denmark
This new discovery goes against previous ideas of Viking bathroom culture.
June 23, 2017
A stone in Wolin, Poland, marks the possible location of a legendary Viking fortress.
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Brough of Birsay
This tiny island featuring 9th century viking ruins is only accessible at low tide.
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Ruins of the Jumiège Abbey
Sacked by Vikings, blessed by William the Conqueror, dealt a fatal blow during the French Revolution—these ruins have it all.
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Found: Viking Jewelry Sent to a Museum by an Anonymous Donor
The simple packages also included two Bronze Age axes.
December 29, 2016
Eskilstuna N, Sweden
Sigurdsristningen (Ramsund Carving)
Stone carvings record the Norse myth of Sigurd, providing a glimpse into Scandinavia's transition from paganism to Christianity.
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Jelling Viking Monuments
Mounds, rune stones, and a thousand-year-old church left behind by Denmark's first two kings.
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Urnes Stave Church
An intricately carved Viking church overlooks a glistening fjord.
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Found: A Giant Viking Axe
This axe meant business.
July 22, 2016
Found: A Second North American Settlement That Was Likely Vikings
Satellite imagery led archeologists to a site that shows Viking-like activity.
April 01, 2016
Stave Churches Are All Wood, Dragons, and Beauty
These austere churches mix Nordic dragons with Christian saints.
March 28, 2016
FOUND: The Remains of a 1,500-Year-Old Viking Settlement
December 24, 2015
Fleeting Wonders: Be A Crew Member On A Modern-Day Viking Ship
December 18, 2015
Why Exactly Did the Vikings Flee Greenland?
December 04, 2015
Roskilde Viking Ship Museum
Nordic giants resurrected from the sea and restored to their former greatness
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How One Runestone Suddenly Reappeared After Being Lost for 300 Years
September 03, 2015
Sverd I Fjell
Monuments don't get much more metal than these three giant viking swords planted in a Nordic hill
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Object of Intrigue: The Possibly Viking Runestone of Massachusetts
June 16, 2015
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