Photo story: Vikings invade Spain

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People take part in the re-enactment of a Viking invasion in the village of Catoira, Galicia, north-western Spain, on the 04 August 2019.

Each first Sunday in August, residents of Catoira commemorate the Viking invasions that occurred in the region 1,000 years ago with fake battles between Vikings and ‘locals’, food and a fair. Some thousand people attended this year’s event.

 

Photos: EPA-EFE/OSCAR CORRAL

Viking invasion re-enactment in northwestern SpainViking invasion re-enactment in northwestern Spain

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