Old history (03/03/13 18:54:38)
We could also remind ourselves of +ORC's passion for Russian vodka.
SO - to combine the Scandinavian and Russian in an English context -
Ottar's visit to King Alfred AD 600, telling about his voyage to the White Sea near present-day Arkhangelsk - quite a story.
I read about him as a boy, and it bored me stiff. The Wikipedia article might be somewhat more interesting.
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