Today Google celebrates the end of the Day of the Dead 2017, also known as Dia de los Muertos. The Mexican holiday began on Halloween. Despite its name, the Day of the Dead is actually 3 days long regardless of where it begins and ends, it is not “Mexican Halloween.” The holiday existed prior to … Continued
Samhain (pronounced SAH-win) is an ancient Gaelic festival that inspired the modern Halloween. What are the traditions and original meaning of this pagan seasonal festival? Samhain is one of the four other seasonal festivals celebrated by Gaelic people. The others include Imbolc, Bealtaine, and Lughnasadh. Imbolc celebrates the beginning of spring, Bealtaine celebrates the beginning … Continued
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A highly-advanced 1,200-year-old Viking fortress which challenges our understanding of Viking culture and architecture is undergoing a radical revision.
A Danish schoolboy discovered a Nazi warplane and pilot buried in a field on his family farm