200 years ago today was the last time a Nordic country was at war with another Nordic country. That calls for a celebration!
Foreningen Norden (an organization to promote Nordic cooperation) celebrated this event by posting this picture on their Facebook page:
200 years since Nordic countries were at war with one another
Are you familiar with all the flags?
I must confess to a youth as a stamp collector (yes, I did spend hours in the dark closet, trying to find out if a stamp was florescent or not) and when the Oseberg Viking ship project (I`ve written about them in an earlier blog post) started posting pictures of stamps with the Oseberg ship on them on their Facebook page, I just had to repost those pictures – and add some of my own:
I`ll start out with Canada – a country that shares some of our Viking history, as I wrote about in my previous blog post. I`m not sure how old this stamp is but it`s beautiful with the Oseberg ship and the old map.