[Kon Tiki Ekspedisjonen] E–pub ☆ Thor Heyerdahl

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Kon Tiki EkspedisjonenIs there a greater classic among adventure books than the reckless Thor Heyerdahl s story about a 104 day long raft ride through the Pacific in 1947 It is just as crazy as it is heroic and makes your jaw drop everytime The 6 men fighting the elements on a hand made balsa wood vesel are at the mercy of the acient Gods of South America and the Pacific Encounters with wonderful Verne like creatures of the sea bring the Pacific to life Suids and giant sharks are right under your feet fish and octopus fly into your face daily You just have to A Ladys Honor (Cliffs of Cornwall, put your toothbrush in the water and a fish bites on it vehemently Myths accompany the Scandinavian crew all the way it s an uplifting tale of aursuit of dreams Mandatory for armchair explorers I am Bob and Larry in the Case of the Missing Patience prepared to fight everyone who says it s a children s book This was one of my boyhood books that inspired me to be adventurous to think the unthinkable toush beyond the usual still one of the great epics of sea faring told by the really last viking every time in Oslo i ay respect and go and sea the akon Tiki We had a ower outage with a winter storm the other day so I looked around my bookshelves and came across a book I was fascinated with many years ago and decided to read it again The book is Kon Tiki by Thor Heyerdahl The hardcover book I have was ublished in 1950 It was given to me by my mother for my birthday in 1950 I read this book at least twice a year in the fifties and sixties but somehow it got ut aside This book is one of the key items that helped me decide on a "Career In The Sciences "in the sciences secondary interest in archaeology and anthropology Of course early on I studied El espía del Inca primarily marine sciences and biology The book is well written with lots ofhotographs The voyage of the Kon Ti Read this one a long long time ago Heyerdahl was hero then I wanted to go to the islands tooSubseuently revised my erce. Kon Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure a journey 4300 nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean by raft Intrigued by Polynesian folklore biologist Thor Heyerdahl suspected that the South Sea Islands had been settled by an ancient race from thousands of. Ption of Thor credibility but remained interested in ancient sea travelFascinated by earliest watercraft Believe they were much useful to earliest humans than taught in schools as Sapiens explored and settled the world Here s link about rafts Wiki The antiuity of the use of sea going rafts by the eople of the Ecuadorian and Peruvian coasts has not been established as ancient balsa wood rafts have left few archaeological traces but it appears that a maritime trading system from southern Colombia to northern Chile was established by about 100 BCEThe sudden adoption of metallurgy in the civilizations of Mexico about 800 CE has led archaeologists to conclude that the technology was introduced most likely "by sea going rafts from the Ecuadorian coast of South America "sea going rafts from the Ecuadorian coast of South America metallurgy had been Metro 2033 (Universo Metro) practiced for hundreds of years Later advances in metallurgy in Mexico after 1200 CE resembled the metallurgy of the Chincha in PeruTried Heyerdahl s Early Man and the Ocean uite disappointed by his beliefs Four stars seems generous now for Kon TikihttpsenwikipediaorgwikiThorHehttpswwwgoodreadscombookshow3 From memory 4Stars I really liked itAs an early teenager I attended a small boarding school actually a junior seminary where we suffered enforced silence during meals for most days of the week During these meals students on rotation would read aloud from a sacred book most often the Lives of the Saints or the like or a suitable novel I remember very clearly that I was fascinated by and very much enjoyed Kon Tiki I won t listen to it or read it again because it has a speciallace in my memory but what a great story and a very suitable novel it was Every Norwegian family we knew had a copy of this book on their shelves I read it with much familial encouragement at an early age mostly as a travel adventure which it is and not so much with any regard for the scienti. Miles to the east led by the mythical hero Kon Tiki He decided to rove his theory by duplicating the legendary voyageOn April 28 1947 Heyerdahl and five other adventurers sailed from Peru on a balsa log raft After three suspenseful months on the open sea alone

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Fic hypothesis the author was testing Aku Aku followed soon thereafterIn 1978 in the summer following seminary graduation I was invited by mother to visit her in Oslo before moving from New York City back to Chicago It was a great trip filled with many memorable events One of them was revisiting the Kon Tiki Museum there which I hadn t seen since the last time in Osl WOW This book was recommended to me back in the 1950s by my favorite teacher Mr Bailey who ttaught 8th grade in Paso Robles CA I remember going to the Paso Robles library and handling the book back then but never reading it until now It took me this long to become interested in seafaring stories My first one was The Wreck of the Mary Deare which made me realize that books about the sea can be very entertaining this book tops all a crazy entertaining This book tops all A crazy with "A MIGRATION THEORY TRIES TO CONVINCE HIS SCANDINAVIAN BUDDIES "migration theory tries to convince his Scandinavian buddies float across the Pacific with him on a balsa wood raft in order to give credence to the theory As they value adventure than their lives they are The Bartenders Tale persuaded to join Follow his trail from the conception of the theory to the felling of the balsa wood trees and from the launching of the craft to its disastrous landing on a fragile South Pacific islandThis is the story of Thor Heyerdahl s original voyage He would later go on to write a large tome about his ideasrobably not available at you local library and build and test several other Backlash : La guerre froide contre les femmes primitive watercraft torove that Die Botin des Königs (Reiter-Trilogie people could have gone from here to there in vessels you wouldrobably trust less than a rubber raft This is a highly entertaining account of a man willing to risk everything to Patagonia Express prove his theory correct The book is colorful and full of humorous accounts of the authors adventures through South America and across the Pacific The book is full of great detail but in the end it drags on a bit and I struggled to finish it. Mong raging storms whales and countless sharks they sighted land theolynesian island of Puka PukaTranslated into 65 languages read by millions all over the world Kon Tiki is a classic inspiring tale of daring and courage a magnificent saga of men against the se.