Elspeth and Owen Christianson are seated in the bed chamber in the reconstruction of Erik's longhouse. The head posts of the bed chamber are on the side of the chamber. They led to an argument and murder that resulted in Erik being outlawed, and prompted his move to Greenland.
A trip of a lifetime isn't something everyone gets to do, and that kind of trip may have different meanings for the traveler.
But when you go somewhere that's very far away, such as Iceland and Greenland, it's certainly going to be an experience worthy of the saying: It's a trip of a lifetime.
Owen and Elizabeth (Elspeth) Christianson of Stratford took a trip to Iceland and Greenland from July 21 to Aug. 6. They saw historical sites relating to the Viking Erik the Red, Leif Eriksson's father. Owen is Scandinavian and Elspeth is Scottish. This educational trip offered a chance for them to visit ...