I was in Oslo from Oct 12, 2015 through Oct 14, 2015.
The Oseberg Viking Burial Ship (820 AD)
- Serpents are important in Viking and Scandinavian culture… 163 more words
I got this pin in May, 2015 at the Kon-Tiki Museum in Oslo, Norway.
On August 7, 1947, Kon-Tiki, a balsa wood raft captained by Norwegian anthropologist Thor Heyerdahl, completes a 4,300-mile, 101-day journey from Peru to Raroia in the Tuamotu Archipelago, near Tahiti. 413 more words
Preparing my trip to Easter Island, memories of Kon-Tiki leaped into my mind, one of the first travel/adventure books I read. Thor Heyerdahl and his crew did not sail to Easter Island in 1947, but further north, yet the underlying question if the islands of Polynesia were settled from Asia or from South America concerns all of the South Pacific. 295 more words