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The Hidden Truth in Moana

Moana is the newest member of the Disney princess tradition. The movie featuring her became one of the highest-grossing films of 2016, which also saw the release of… 994 more words

Cuba and beyond - Part 3

Peru

Arrived in Peru on a very comfortable overnight bus from Cuenca that took me down to Tumbes, Ecuador’s border post with Peru. Before I go any further, I have to clarify here what I mean by a bus. 1,550 more words

Peregrinations

Kon Tiki & Ship Museums in Oslo

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…
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The Gods in Our Genes

One of the most interesting theories about the origin of Norse mythology is that Odin was a chieftain who led his people into what is now Norway. 391 more words

Vikings

The Greatest Fraud I Have Ever Known

Today is November 22, 2016. Two days until Thanksgiving.

Quote of the Day

“Progress is man’s ability to complicate simplicity.” – Thor Heyerdahl

Word of the Day… 1,035 more words

Devotions

Kon-Tiki 1947

Kon-Tiki 1947

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

Norway

Quote of the day

Progress is man’s ability to complicate simplicity.  – Thor Heyerdahl who was born on this day in 1914.

He also said:

One learns more from listening than speaking. 27 more words