22.05.2015

The President and King Harald visited Vikingaheimar

The President of Iceland and King Harald of Norway visited Vikingaheimar on the King's short visit to Iceland yesterday. The President of Iceland showed King Harald the viking ship Islendingur, and Gunnar Marel Eggertsson, the shipbuilder and the captain of Islendingur, told King Harald and The President about the journey of Islendingur in the year 2000, when Gunnar sailed the ship from Iceland to America in commemoration of Leifur Eiriksson's voyage a 1000 years earlier.