Month: March 2014

Visiting Iceland (Part 5) – the Vikings

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Tucked away a small distance from Keflavik is Víkingaheimar or “Viking World”. The architecturally pleasing building looking intriguing from the highway, although it’s easy to miss as you’re driving from the airport to Reykjavik. But it’s well worth stopping. The museum is composed largely of a great glass hall holding Íslendingur, the Viking ship which made its journey from Iceland to North America in 2000. It is an exact reconstruction of the Viking Age longship Gokstad, found at an archaeological […]