The Vikings are inherently known for their brutality, which is clearly shown through movies or novels. However, where did the origin of that personality come from? How did farmers from Scandinavia become the nightmare of continental Europe?
The following article by Heather Pringle, National Geographic reporter, will tell us the answer: World of the Vikings
A cold drizzle made us shudder, but still filled with excitement as we waited for the Vikings to show up. It is a January night in the town of Shetland, Lerwick (Scotland).