[ pixel viking ] portrait art by Caroline Martin

Welcome

to my Internet home...

My name is:
Rico Bergholdt Hansen

I live in:
Odense, Denmark.

This is where I post my own photos and videos along with general ramblings about the things that interest me, such as: Travelling, landscapes / nature, history, design, architecture, music, art, science & technology and related topics...

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Tuesday
Mar252014

Pagans - Life in the North before Cristianity...

A 4 episode BBC series from 2004 about pagan life and culture in northern Europe before Cristianity moved north. Each episode is 48 minutes long.
Friday
Mar072014

The Art of the Vikngs - BBC 2013...

This half hour documentary was made by BBC FOUR as one of 12 episodes in the 'Secret Knowledge' series.

It focuses on viking culture as seen at an exhibition in Edinburgh with objects from the Swedish National Museum. 

It of course has nothing to do with the current 'Vikings - life and legend' exhibition at the British Museum in London.

Drama series such as HBO's 'Vikings' are interesting to people with an interest in viking history but it really needs to be mixed with 'real' information from historians / archaeologists who don't have high audience ratings as a measure of succes...

Tuesday
Feb042014

Felix Baumgartner - Red Bull Stratos...

Jumping from 24 miles up - in Full HD...
Friday
Jan312014

Machinarium - Getting Lost in another World...

Machinarium is a game (online, PS3, Android and iPhone/iPad) from the Czech company Amanita Design. I love the soundtrack by Tomáš Dvořák aka Floex. Click here for a video walkthrough of the game.
And some music from the game...
And some Floex music (love the visuals)...
Wednesday
Jan292014

Subheim - Epic Orchestral Electronica...

Subheim aka Kostas Katsikas is a Berlin-based Greek who produces some very atmospheric and introvert music which can only be described as 'epic orchestral electronica'. 

The above Youtube playlist holds 4 tracks from his 2 albums 'Approch' (2008) and 'No land called home' (2010).

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