Travel Theme: Connections

This week’s Travel Theme suggested by Ailsa at Where’s My Backpack? is connections.

Draken’s Rigging

My photo is a rather literal interpretation, showing the connections of the styrbord vente (starboard shrouds) on Drakan Harald Hårfagre, part of the standard rigging that holds the mast in position.  Reconstructions and replica ships like Drakan allow experimental archeologists the opportunity to rediscover the skills and knowledge of ancient seafarers and navigators, make predictions and test theories.  They strengthen our connection to the past.


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