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The beauty of the Dragon

Draken means dragon in English. Along this voyage we have the opportunity to have a media team documenting the adventure.

Last leg of the crossing of the North Atlantic Ocean

The 27th of May Draken headed out for her last leg on the crossing of the North Atlantic. Most of the crew members refers to this leg as ...

Modern Vikings reaching L’anse aux Meadows

A 1000 years ago the Vikings landed North America and Newfoundland. The first of June 2016 the modern Vikings of Draken landed Newfoundla...

Deckhand Henrik Wallgren about his experience from Expedition America 2016

Henrik loves Viking ships, he even has one himself back in Sweden. Have a look on the clip about him ending up sailing Draken from Norway...

Capt. Björn Ahlander at Tingvallir, Iceland

Listen to Capt. Björn Ahlander talk about navigation and sailing at Tingvallir, Iceland, where the worlds first parliament was created in...

Breakfast onboard a Viking ship

Life onboard is not easy, it is cold, harsh and hard work. The cook, Janne, has the important job to feed the crew.

Draken Harald Hårfagre crossed the North Atlantic Ocean!

Starting in her home port of Haugesund, Norway the 26th of April landing Shetland, Faroe Islands, Iceland and Greenland on her way Draken...

Football game in Qaqortoq, Greenland

In Qaqortoq the crew engaged the local kids in a football game. Go Draken Vikings!

Greenland!

Draken reached Greenland! After 6 days of sailing, the ship sailed into the harbor of Qaqortoq

From Shetland to Faroe Islands

Listen to the Captain and the crew talking about sailing from Shetland to Faroes and how the Viking ship is handled.

Open ship in Reykjavik, Thursday 12/5 15.00-17.00

You are most welcome to come down to the ship by Harpa tomorrow, Thursday 12/5 between 15.00 - 17.00.

Iceland!

At 14.00 the 10th of May Draken will sail into Reykjavik to be celebrated by the people of Iceland

The Vikings were accomplished navigators, artisans, traders and story tellers, but their greatest triumph was the ship they built.