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Free read ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ï Thor Heyerdahl Kon Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure a journey of 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 miles to the east led by a mythical hero Kon Tiki He decided to prove his theory by duplicating the legendary. 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 scientific 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 Oslo at age ten In the parking lot who should be standing there but Thor Heyerdahl himself Although he was talking to another man Mother interrupted them as if she knew him to introduce me to the great man as her son Polite nothings were exchanged He was very very tallDid she know him It's a small countryMom did know the former prime minister Gro Harlam Brundtland and once walking down Karljohan Oslo' main drag with her boyfriend she recognized but couldn't exactly place the portly gentleman walking his dogs in front of them someone from Chicago she thought Anyway she broke away from Egil the boyfriend and darted up to the old fellow saying she recognized him but sadly couldn't remember his name Perhaps Madam it is because I am your king Kong Olav replied

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Kon Tiki Ekspedisjonen Download Ø 104 á Kon Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure a journey of 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 miles to the east led by a mythical her On Suare Press' Enriched Classics present the great works of world literature enhanced for the contemporary reader This edition of Kon Tiki has been prepared by an editorial committee headed by Harry Shefter professor of English at New York University It includes a foreword by the author a selection of critical excerpts notes an index and a uniue visual essay of the voyage. still one of the great epics of sea faring told by the really last viking every time in Oslo i pay respect and go and sea the akon Tiki

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Kon Tiki EkspedisjonenVoyageOn April 28 1947 Heyerdahl and five other adventurers sailed from Peru on a balsa log raft After three months on the open sea encountering raging storms whales and sharks they sighted land the Polynesian island of Puka PukaTranslated into sixty five languages Kon Tiki is a classic inspiring tale of daring and courage a magnificent saga of men against the seaWashingt. 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