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Kon-Tiki - Thor Heyerdahl
Kon-Tiki
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Six men on a small raft sail four thousand miles across the Pacific Ocean, from Peru to the Polynesian Islands.
Six men on a small raft sail four thousand miles across the Pacific Ocean, from Peru to the Polynesian Islands.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781451685923 (1451685920)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
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Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
3.0 The Kon-Tiki Expedition by Raft Across the South Seas
This is the first person account of Thor Heyerdahl of his 1947 voyage with five companions across the South Pacific; over 4,000 nautical miles in 101 days with five companions on a balsa log raft. There are various genres this book could be said to fall into: anthropology, adventure/exploration and ...
rainontheroad
rainontheroad rated it
5.0 Kon-Tiki Expedition
If exploration was a religion, Thor Heyerdhal would be a god.If adventure, the ocean or exploration is your thing, how can you not read this book?Even if it isnt then you still got to read it.
Linda Hilton
Linda Hilton rated it
One of the first adult books I ever read, so I was maybe 10 or 11 years old. I was fascinated, because it was "true." Picked up a book-club edition a few years ago exactly like the one my dad had; time to reread it.
The Library of Babel
The Library of Babel rated it
3.0
What are Six Norwegian Men doing on a raft in the middle of the Pacific Ocean?This question may sound as the beginning of a funny joke or as a riddle, but in fact is the story behind the Kon-Tiki travel. Thor Heyerdahl was certainly a dreamer, but not a stupid. He surrounded himself of practical and...
The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it
4.0
I read this book way way back when I was a kid. So long ago I can't even remember when it was. I found it absolutely fascinating. Probably about time for me to read it again. If someone tried to do this today, they'd probably be held hostage by terrorists, (or be accused of being terrorists thems...
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