Visiting Jernaldergården/ The Iron Age Farm

Jernaldergården is an outdoor museum in Stavanger which shows how the Vikings lived during the Iron Age. It is actually a farm which was reconstructed during the Migration Period around 350-550a.d.

We had no plans of going here today. However we passed by this historical place after driving my bf’s sister to Madla so there’s definitely no excuse for not dropping by here.

 
The house on the left is called a Langhus or Long House. It is a long, narrow and single-room building built by the Vikings during the Iron Age and the Middle Age. They do their household chores, eat and sleep in the same room.
 
 Panoramic shots of the place. Can you see me? 🙂
 
Tada! Trying to look tough like a Viking! hmm.. Cool or boo?

Here’s my bf :). A Norwegian Viking with a heart of gold 🙂 

I think that the huge stone on the hill is an old burial place of a wealthy/influential man in the older days.

 
The view from the hill.
It looks even more beautiful in person. The view, the grass and the wind blowing towards my face are just fantastic. 
Just a couple of days ago I was dreaming of traveling to see a new place but today I learned that sometimes we don’t need to go that far to see and experience great things in life. 🙂
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Author: therebelchic

Cristina is 29-year-old photo enthusiast and an aspiring photographer. She grew up in the Philippines and moved to Norway when she was 19 years old. She is currently working in Bergen as a health care assistant and sales agent. During her free time, she would go out and explore nature in the nearby areas alone or with friends and share her adventures on her blog. She dreams of conquering each and every mountains of Norway and take photos of the fjords and wildlife. She also wants to explore portrait photography. Her gadgets of choice are smartphones, iPad and digital cameras. Her blog missrebelchic.com serve as er online book for her family, friends, acquaintances and people who share the same interests with her or for those who just need an inspiration. So basically, her blog is not only for photos but for musings as well. She also wants to inspire people to go out in nature. Disclaimer: All photos in this blog are taken by me a.k.a. The Rebel Chic unless stated otherwise.

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