If you think you’ve got challenging travel plans this holiday weekend, consider this. In 2007, a crew of sailors re-enacted a Viking sailing route, from Roskilde, Denmark, to Dublin, Ireland. They sailed a replica Viking ship, The Stallion of The Sea, making a nautical journey of 1000 miles.

A replica Viking ship that sailed from Roskilde, Denmark, to Dublin, Ireland, in 2007, The Stallion of The Sea.

The Stallion of The Sea.

No kidding.

Though they had some modern navigational equipment, and were towed for the last third of the trip, it might make you a bit thankful to not be up against open wind and waves.

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