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La zattera di Thor Heyerdahl

Il 7 agosto del 1947, sballottata dalle onde che s’infrangevano sugli scogli, una zattera di legno di balsa e di banbù urtò la barriera corallina che proteggeva la quieta laguna di Raroria, una sperduta isoletta dell’arcipelago delle Marchesi, nel bel mezzo 609 more words


The raft of Thor Heyerdahl

On the 7th of August in the year 1947, tossed by the waves crashing on the rocks, a raft of balsa wood and bamboo hit the reef that protected the quiet lagoon Raroria, a remote island in the Marquesas archipelago, in the middle of ‘Pacific Ocean. 622 more words

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Testicle Navigators

Many times over the years I have asked myself the following question and I’ll bet you have too:

“How in the heck did the ancient Polynesians manage to leave their idyllic villages and navigate their rafts thousands of miles over the Pacific Ocean to Hawaii without the benefit of modern conveniences such as Waze, Google Maps and so forth?” 1,017 more words

Dave Barry

Why Do We Travel?

“The world was simple – stars in the darkness. Whether it was 1947 B.C. or A.D. suddenly became of no significance. We lived, and that we felt with alert intensity. 1,365 more words


Kulturarv og identitet

23. oktober er det klart for The Thor Heyerdahl International Day i Larvik. Årets tema er kulturarv og identitet. Arrangementet foregår i Bølgen kulturhus fra kl. 9 more words


Thor Heyerdahl, Mr. Kon-Tiki, Was Born This Day, 103-Years Ago; October 6, 1914.

by Anura Guruge

I have known of Thor Heyerdahl for most of my life! My adoptive father was a huge fan of his and he introduced me to ‘Kon-Tiki’ when I was quite young, probably around 8. 117 more words

Anura Guruge

Quote of the Day

Progress is man’s ability to complicate simplicity.

—Thor Heyerdahl