Noun: any of the Scandinavian seafaring pirates and traders who raided and settled in many parts of NW Europe in the 8th-11th centuries.
Key lessons learned:
In addition to that scintillating bit of education, we got to explore York, and take in some viking festivities. On Saturday we watched a few viking reenactments and had a lovely afternoon tea.
York is a fun place and there was enough to see over a weekend. Obviously the Viking Festival made it more interesting, but definitely worth a visit!
Until next time!