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Hundreds Of Armor-Clad Scots March The Streets Of Shetland For 'Up Helly Aa' Festival

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 01.26.2016 | World

Scotland's annual Up Helly Aa festival took place in the town of Lerwick on the Shetland Islands on Tuesday, marking the end of the yule season and mi...

PHOTOS: Incredible Images From Viking Festival

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 01.30.2013 | World

The vikings are back! Well, at least for a day. Every last Tuesday of January -- no matter the weather -- Scotland's Shetland Islands celebrate Eu...

6 Insane Holidays You'll Wish You Celebrated | David Moye | Posted 09.25.2011 | Weird News

In America, a holiday amounts to little more than a day off from work and a few quiet beers. It turns out that we're really dropping the ball when ...