Borrekaupangen ‘2018’ (part one)

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Walking amongst The Borre Mounds is almost a religious experience to me. It always has been, and always will be. Borrekaupangen is the biggest, biannual viking market in Norway, and it is my favourite.  I had an amazing day filled with positive energies, hugs, friends, and beauty. Several blog readers came up to me to chat, I felt humbled and happy. Other vikings invited ut to stay to join the gilde, it felt as if they genuinely wanted us around, which was nice. We had to leave early but I swore to myself that next time, we will be staying for a whole week. I shot pictures, complimented the craftswomen – and men, and felt the sun warm my bare shoulders. Time stood still.

I bought some necessities, but the most important thing I brought home was warmth in my Heathen Heart. A feeling of belonging, a feeling of being Home. 

More pictures to come…

Sól, The Viking Queen

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5 thoughts on “Borrekaupangen ‘2018’ (part one)

  1. I love your blog. We have nothing like these Viking markets in England. I’ve been to viking re-enactments but you can’t purchase the items. I feel like a lone wolf. Beautiful photos.

  2. This looks like a wonderful festival. I wish we had some here in south Florida!
    Maybe I need to come to Norway 🙂

    Thanks for sharing!

    – Lisa

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