Lolly stick ship ready to sail

The replica of a Viking ship built from ice lolly sticks is due to set sail for London on Saturday at the start of its voyage to America along the same route taken by the Vikings, reports ANP news service.

Robert McDonald, an American living in Emmeloord, took five years to build the ship with the help of 5,000 Dutch school children and 15 million sticks.

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