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Oceans and Seas of the Heart

When I was fairly young I spent a lot of time on the Oregon Coast with my grandmother. I can remember deciding I wanted to be a marine biologist when I was maybe six or seven, but by the time I was eight I had grown out of that and wanted to be a botanist, which is what I stuck with for the next ten years. 377 more words


Ancient Masters - Peter Kolosimo

My generation was primed for adventure by Thor Heyerdahl and Folco Quilici, for space exploration by Carl Sagan and yes, for mystery and deep time by… 727 more words

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Sunday Stills - Challenge- The letter "B"

These are pictures of boats built by Thor Heyerdahl famous for the Kon Tiki. The boats are in an exibition in Guimar, where Thor was looking into the age of the pyramids there.

Kon-Tiki (2012) Review | Jamie Daily

Kon-Tiki (2012)
85th Academy Awards 2013
3/5 Stars
Nominated for 1 award.
Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film (Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg).
Watched January 25, 2014. 700 more words


Pete and Brigette Review Kon-Tiki


Describe it in 25 words or less.

Pete: A young anthropologist and a small group of men embark on an epic sea voyage to prove his theory about Polynesia. 404 more words


The Lonely Sea and Sky:- In The Footsteps of Adam by Thor Heyerdahl

Thor Heyerdahl came to the attention of the world at large when he sailed a small balsa wood raft from Peru to Polynesia, but to have him tagged as a mere explorer or adventurer is like saying Neil Armstrong liked to travel or Einstein was pretty good with numbers. 880 more words

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