Norstead Road I'm in the mood for more Viking living history and Norstead, a non-profit attraction, is just 2km away from the National Historic Site and UNESCO site of the L’Anse aux Meadows-Viking settlement. NLFD I step into the tourist office, which is much smaller than it appeared on the outside. Squeezed into the space are... Continue Reading →
L’Anse aux Meadows-A Viking settlement. NLFD
I had come across a piece of the Leif Ericsson's mysterious Vinland puzzle at Cape Forchu, Nova Scotia last year, but this place is the mother lode for those interested in the Viking sagas. Unequivocal proof that a Norse settlement existed in North America in the 11th century, 500 years before Christopher Columbus supposedly discovered America.... Continue Reading →
Cape Forchu, Nova Scotia
I pull the steering wheel left then push it back to the right. I am certain I barely skimmed a fishing hut navigating this narrow causeway. With water on both sides, there is so little property to work with, the sea shanties are stuck in the most precarious spots and out of abundance of caution,... Continue Reading →
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