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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


We Know the Way

I was sitting in my office the other day, and the song We Know the Way, from the Moana soundtrack came on. This presented a problem because the song always brings tears to my eyes. 530 more words


April 28th in history:

On April 28th, 1947, explorer Thor Heyerdahl and five crewmates began a voyage on the raft “Kon-Tiki,” to prove that people from South America could have settled Pacific islands. 80 more words

Today In History

Sailing beyond the storm

The splendid sight of the parade of sail for the Tall Ships Festivals 2017 certainly drew the crowds to Greenwich and Woolwich. It looked as though the initial forecasts of around 600,000 visitors could easily have been met over the course of the four days that the event spanned. 281 more words


Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Festival 2017

Over the course of the Easter weekend around 30 ships have been moored at Woolwich Arsenal and Greenwich for the Royal Greenwich Tall ships Festival, an event marking the start of the… 436 more words