Leif Ericson: Voyages of a Viking Set sail for history in this unique program which re-creates one of the most important journeys in human history and introduces the legendary explorer at its heart. Leif Ericson and the Vikings sailed from Greenland to a new land sighted further west. For centuries, their story was shrouded in mystery. But now a remarkable discovery by an archaeologist offers fascinating insights into his life.
Vikings From Scandinavia to Valhalla, raids in Europe to New World settlements, this is the saga of the most storied and colourful warriors of all time. They swept down from their home lands in search of adventure, land and riches. Their prowess in battle spawned legends that are told to this day.
The Viking Ships Chart a course for discovery in this fascinating look at the simple, sturdy and legendary ships that helped make the Vikings the most influential people of the dark ages. Their design was elegant in its simplicity - a long open boat with a single square sail and a row of oars on each side. But decorated with fearsome prows and sternposts resembling dragons and filled with some of the most dreaded warriors of all time, they were among the most important ships in history.