West of Jondal in Hordaland lies Torsnes, named after the Nordic war god Tor with the hammer. This was a center in the Viking era from 800 to 1050, only 250 years. Why so short? The inhabitants of the place had great success with expeditions and colonization – Gardarike in Russia, Iceland, Greenland, Vinland in America. And then: for. Why?
Fordi de ikke . . .