Ashville, OH – April 2017 – Viking Festival

The small town of Ashville, Ohio is known mostly for having the oldest working traffic light in the world (although it is in a museum, not controlling traffic). They also have what is billed as a Viking Festival, although to be fair it is more of a small renaissance faire, but fun nonetheless. The demonstrations were excellent, as was most of the entertainment.

Even vikings need to look good.

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Not sure whose hand he has, or where it came from….

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Blowing her own horn.

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A hot relationship – on a bed of nails.

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The archer is ready.

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A demonstration on how long it took to load and shoot their weapons.

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Some jousting in the mud.

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Hand to hand combat.

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A demonstration of combat technique.

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