The Vikings Are Coming

Viking Vessel

May 9, 2016

It has been a thousand years or so since Leif Eriksen arrived in North America and landed at the northern tip of Newfoundland. This summer the Vikings will be back in the form of the Draken Expedition. These modern day Vikings are recreating the voyages of their ancestors in the largest Viking style vessel to be built in modern times. The Draken Harald Harfagre is following the traditional northern route via Iceland and Greenland before stopping in Newfoundland and then heading up the St. Lawrence.

You can read all about the trip here along with some good video: http://www.drakenexpeditionamerica.com/

 

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