An Taistealaiche/The Far Traveller is a Documentary programme.

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An Taistealaiche/The Far Traveller

Some 500 years before Columbus, the granddaughter of a slave in Scotland crossed the Atlantic eight times. She gave birth to the first European child in North America, and even made a pilgrimage to the Vatican. This documentary retraces Gudrid Thorbjarnardottir's brave steps from Greenland to Newfoundland and beyond.

Genre: Documentary

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

When is An Taistealaiche/The Far Traveller next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Alba October 1st, 9:00pm and on BBC Alba October 7th, 10:30pm. See more...