Norwegian polar explorer Roald Amundsen hungered for ice-choked seas and desert places. He was driven by a passion for new knowledge. In leading the first expedition through the Northwest Passage, and then to the South Pole, Amundsen transformed science into a great adventure. And he left nobody indifferent. Coming October 19th, Sons of Norway will present a virtual screening of The Blinding [...]
In the 1930’s, a farmer in southern Norway wanted to cultivate new land, so he set about draining a wetland near his farm. During the process, he discovered several strange items on the wetland: fish hooks and harpoons carved from bone, as well as killer whale bones and bluefin tuna bones.
There is growing consensus among archaeologists that there was a Viking era in Norway, including exploration through maritime travel, a full 2,000 years before the established Viking Age.