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Kon-Tiki Paperback Û Kon-Tiki Epub È kon tiki book, Kon-Tiki Kon-Tiki KindleFive Men In Search Of A Mythical Hero Journey From Peru To Polynesia In This Classic Account Of Nautical AdventureThis Enriched Classic Edition Includes Detailed Explanatory NotesCritical Analysis, Including Contemporary And Modern Perspectives On The WorkA Unique Visual Essay Of The Voyage.

  • Paperback
  • 240
  • Kon-Tiki
  • Thor Heyerdahl
  • English
  • 15 February 2019
  • 0671726528

About the Author: Thor Heyerdahl

Paperback Û Kon-Tiki Epub È kon tiki book, Kon-Tiki Kon-Tiki KindleSee alsoThor Heyerdahl October , , Larvik, Norway April , , Colla Micheri, Italy was a Norwegian ethnographer and adventurer with a scientific background in zoology and geography Heyerdahl became notable for his Kon Tiki expedition, in which he sailed , miles , km by raft from South America to the Tuamotu Islands All his legendary expeditions are shown in th See alsoThor Heyerdahl October , , Larvik, Norway April , , Colla Micheri, Italy was a Norwegian ethnographer and adventurer with a scientific background in zoology and geography Heyerdahl became notable for his Kon Tiki expedition, in which he sailed , miles , km by raft from South America to the Tuamotu Islands All his legendary expeditions are shown in the Kon Tiki Museum, OsloThor Heyerdahl was born in Larvik, the son of master brewer Thor Heyerdahl and his wife Alison Lyng As a young child, Thor Heyerdahl showed a strong interest in zoology He created a small museum in his childhood home, with a Vipera berus as the main attraction He studied Zoology and Geography at University of Oslo At the same time, he privately studied Polynesian culture and history, consulting what was then the world s largest private collection of books and papers on Polynesia, owned by Bjarne Kropelien, a wealthy wine merchant in Oslo This collection was later purchased by the University of Oslo Library from Kropelien s heirs and was attached to the Kon Tiki Museum research department After seven terms and consultations with experts in Berlin, a project was developed and sponsored by his zoology professors, Kristine Bonnevie and Hjalmar Broch He was to visit some isolated Pacific island groups and study how the local animals had found their way there Just before sailing together to the Marquesas Islands in , he married his first wife, Liv Coucheron Torp b , whom he had met shortly before enrolling at the University, and who had studied economics there Though she is conspicuously absent from many of his papers and talks, Liv participated in nearly all of Thor s journeys, with the exception of the Kon Tiki Expedition The couple had two sons Thor Jr and Bj rn The marriage ended in divorce and in Thor Heyerdahl married Yvonne Dedekam Simonsen They in turn had three daughters Annette, Marian and Helene Elisabeth This marriage also ended in divorce, in In Thor Heyerdahl married for the third time, to Jacqueline Beer b Thor Heyerdahl s grandson, Olav Heyerdahl, retraced his grandfather s Kon Tiki voyage in , as part of a six member crew The voyage, called the Tangaroa Expedition, was intended as a tribute to Thor Heyerdahl, as well as a means to monitor the Pacific Ocean s environment A film about the voyage is in preparationfrom Wikipedia.



10 thoughts on “Kon-Tiki

  1. Erik Graff Erik Graff says:

    Paperback Û Kon-Tiki Epub È kon tiki book, Kon-Tiki Kon-Tiki KindleEvery 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

  2. Mukikamu Mukikamu says:

    Paperback Û Kon-Tiki Epub È kon tiki book, Kon-Tiki Kon-Tiki KindleIs 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 Squids and giant sharks are right under your feet, fish and Is 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 everyti

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    Paperback Û Kon-Tiki Epub È kon tiki book, Kon-Tiki Kon-Tiki Kindle

  4. Jessaka Jessaka says:

    Paperback Û Kon-Tiki Epub È kon tiki book, Kon-Tiki Kon-Tiki KindleWOW This book was recommended to me back in the 1950s by my favorite teacher of all time, my 8th Grade teacher, Mr Bailey, who lived 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 too...

  5. Blair Blair says:

    Paperback Û Kon-Tiki Epub È kon tiki book, Kon-Tiki Kon-Tiki KindleA crazy man with a migration theory tries to convince his Scandinavian buddies to float across the Pacific with him on a balsa wood raft in order to give credence to the theory As they value adventurethan their lives, they are 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 island.This is the story of Thor Heyerdahl s original voyage He wou A crazy man with a migration theory t...

  6. Brian Brian says:

    Paperback Û Kon-Tiki Epub È kon tiki book, Kon-Tiki Kon-Tiki KindleSuper fun read, great travel book.Favorite passage Sometimes, too, we went out in the rubber boat to look at ourselve

  7. K.D. Absolutely K.D. Absolutely says:

    Paperback Û Kon-Tiki Epub È kon tiki book, Kon-Tiki Kon-Tiki KindleWhat s in the book cover is correct once you start reading this, you cannot put it down It s an excellent adventure non fiction book and when I saw Aku Aku in Booksale, I bought it right away The vivid narration was so effective that I could actually smell the sea while reading the novel This was published in 1950 but it is still exciting and informative I had no chance yet to go the Polynesian islands and South Americ...

  8. Rob Rob says:

    Paperback Û Kon-Tiki Epub È kon tiki book, Kon-Tiki Kon-Tiki KindleThis book has captivated me for almost thirty years I recommend it highly, both for those loving adventure yarns and those interested in anthropology Whenever you watch a show on the Discovery Channel, History, NatGeo, etc., like as not if the person hosting actually goes out to try something the a...

  9. Meg Meg says:

    Paperback Û Kon-Tiki Epub È kon tiki book, Kon-Tiki Kon-Tiki KindlePart of this book was included in my sixth grade literature reader After we read it, I swore that I was going to find it and read the whole thing I finally did, but not until I was about 23 or so At any rate, i...

  10. Annalisa Annalisa says:

    Paperback Û Kon-Tiki Epub È kon tiki book, Kon-Tiki Kon-Tiki KindleWhen nobody believed his theory that the Polynesian islands were settled by travelers from Peru because they had no boats, Thor set

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