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Valkyries at Dawn, a water colour illustration for the book The Viking Gods by Clive Barrett

Valkyries at Dawn, a water colour illustration for the book The Viking Gods by Clive Barrett

I traveled to the Black Forest of Germany on a Viking River Cruise. The drive to get there was enchanting while the landscapes appeared to have popped off the pages of a child’s storybook. While I was there, I explored traditional German souvenirs and washed cuckoo clock makers in action. There was even a cooking demo featuring mouth watering Black Forest Cake.  http://www.whereverimayroamblog.com/visiting-the-black-forest-germany/

I traveled to the Black Forest of Germany on a Viking River Cruise. The drive to get there was enchanting while the landscapes appeared to have popped off the pages of a child’s storybook. While I was there, I explored traditional German souvenirs and washed cuckoo clock makers in action. There was even a cooking demo featuring mouth watering Black Forest Cake. http://www.whereverimayroamblog.com/visiting-the-black-forest-germany/

Rodney’s Tavern is one of Hermann the German’s favorite local watering holes, and he may be spotted there on Sunday afternoons watching Vikings games.

Rodney’s Tavern is one of Hermann the German’s favorite local watering holes, and he may be spotted there on Sunday afternoons watching Vikings games.

Mead Hall - A large one room building used for feasting and drinking by ancient Germanic peoples. Mead was an alcoholic beverage made by fermenting water and honey, then adding fruits, spices or hops. Although the Vikings did not invent mead it was an integral part of their culture.

Mead Hall - A large one room building used for feasting and drinking by ancient Germanic peoples. Mead was an alcoholic beverage made by fermenting water and honey, then adding fruits, spices or hops. Although the Vikings did not invent mead it was an integral part of their culture.

Walcheren, formerly an island in the province of Zeeland, Netherlands ~ As early as Roman times, the island functioned as a point of departure for ships going to Britain; it had a temple of the goddess Nehalennia who was popular with those who braved the waters of the North Sea. The Romans called it "Wallacra", a term most likely associated with Walha, the name Germans used for all foreign peoples. Walcheren became the seat of the Danish Viking Harald (fl. 841-842), who conquered what would…

Walcheren, formerly an island in the province of Zeeland, Netherlands ~ As early as Roman times, the island functioned as a point of departure for ships going to Britain; it had a temple of the goddess Nehalennia who was popular with those who braved the waters of the North Sea. The Romans called it "Wallacra", a term most likely associated with Walha, the name Germans used for all foreign peoples. Walcheren became the seat of the Danish Viking Harald (fl. 841-842), who conquered what would…

Rustic Viking Rune Cuff Bracelet - Chased Aluminum Elder Norse Germanic Valkyrie Laguz Water  - Oxidized Silver Hammered Handcrafted Forged

Rustic Viking Rune Cuff Bracelet - Chased Aluminum Elder Norse Germanic Valkyrie Laguz Water - Oxidized Silver Hammered Handcrafted Forged

The Vikings were seafaring north Germanic people who raided, traded, explored, and settled in wide areas of Europe, Asia, and the North Atlantic islands from the late 8th to the mid-11th centuries.The Vikings employed wooden longships with wide, shallow-draft hulls, allowing navigation in rough seas or in shallow river waters.

The Vikings were seafaring north Germanic people who raided, traded, explored, and settled in wide areas of Europe, Asia, and the North Atlantic islands from the late 8th to the mid-11th centuries.The Vikings employed wooden longships with wide, shallow-draft hulls, allowing navigation in rough seas or in shallow river waters.

Map of Anglo-Saxon Britain: immigrants from Denmark, Netherlands, and Germany spoke a cluster of related dialects falling within the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Map of Anglo-Saxon Britain: immigrants from Denmark, Netherlands, and Germany spoke a cluster of related dialects falling within the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Natural Medieval Beer Horn 15oz by General Edge. $12.16. Traditionally the horn from a buffalo or an ox was used as a drinking vessel by many people of many regions of the world. This horn has been accurately recreated for you to enjoy. The exterior has been buff polished to a shiny surface. It can hold about 15 ounces of water, wine, ale, beer, or other drink. The horn comes with a brown leather belt frog. A perfect item for reenactment and theme parties. Pleas...

Natural Medieval Beer Horn 15oz by General Edge. $12.16. Traditionally the horn from a buffalo or an ox was used as a drinking vessel by many people of many regions of the world. This horn has been accurately recreated for you to enjoy. The exterior has been buff polished to a shiny surface. It can hold about 15 ounces of water, wine, ale, beer, or other drink. The horn comes with a brown leather belt frog. A perfect item for reenactment and theme parties. Pleas...

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