Kon-Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure -- a journey of 4,300 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 …4.1/5(18.9K)
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Now a major motion picture, Kon-Tiki is the record of Thor Heyerdahl’s astonishing three-month voyage across the Pacific. Kon-Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure across the Pacific Ocean. 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.4.6/5(868)
Apr 26, 2013 · Kon-Tiki: Directed by Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg. With Pål Sverre Hagen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Tobias Santelmann, Gustaf Skarsgård. Legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl's epic 4,300-mile crossing of the Pacific on a balsawood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove that it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.8/10(47.4K)
Return to Book Page. My first one was "The Wreck of the Mary Deare, which made me realize that books about the sea can be very entertaining. I remember very clearly that I was fascinated by and very much enjoyed "Kon-Tiki". Epilogue : Erik built himself a sailboat, that became his home for 11 years. Believe they were much more useful to earliest humans than taught in schools, as Sapiens explored and settled the world. This is such a remarkable story, made all the more fantastic due to the reality of the expedition it represents. His first expedition, Kantuta I , took place in — and led to failure. Trivia About Kon-Tiki. User reviews 91 Review. Von Resort Golden Coast. Q Istanbul. All Inclusive Plus. Grecian Bay - Aja Napa. The documentary about the expedition won an Oscar. We were swallowed up in the absolute common measure of history - endless unbroken darkness under a swarm of stars. His aim in mounting the Kon-Tiki expedition was to show, by using only the materials and technologies available to those people at the time, that there were no technical reasons to prevent them from having done so. Mandatory for armchair explorers. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Destinacija, Hotel Sve destinacije. International Version. Army Quartermaster Corps provided field rations , tinned food and survival equipment. Shelves: memoir-biography , book-club. Novembar mesec Istanbul Want to Read saving…. Although they are pretty beligerant to some of the other aquatic life, but not Dolphins! Heyerdahl filmed the expedition, which later became the Academy Award winning documentary in , and he wrote a book about the expedition that was translated into 70 languages and sold more than 50 millions copies around the world. Kon-Tiki is also the name of Heyerdahl's book, the Academy Award -winning documentary film chronicling his adventures, and the dramatized feature film nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Al Khoory Atrium. The part I liked best was the descriptions of the sea life that came around the raft. Trailer Retrieved 22 May Tangaroa's speed was credited to the proper use of guaras centerboards. Suggs, "Kon-Tiki", in Rosemary G. They don't eat any Dolphins. Crystal Flora Beach Resort Hv About Thor Heyerdahl. Fakarava is where the Tangaroa is currently preserved. Norwegian English French Swedish Spanish. Kon-Tiki left Callao , Peru , on the afternoon of April 28, At any rate, it's a story so inspiring, one man's dreams and theories put to the test, I think everyone should read it. To avoid coastal traffic it was initially towed 80 km 50 mi out by the Peruvian Navy fleet tug Guardian Rios , then sailed roughly west carried along on the Humboldt Current. It was in no way comparable, but it did bring back nice memories. After seven terms and consultations with experts in Berlin, a project was developed and sponsored by his zoology professors, Kristine Bonnevie and Hjalmar Broch. Whatever the case, Kon Tiki is a thrilling story of true adventure. The Kon-Tiki expedition was funded by private loans, along with donations of equipment from the United States Army. Let me know if you'd like to borrow--I'm happy to share this fantastic book.
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Datum prijave. Gillespie, D. The hardcover book I have was published in Titanic Royal. Penguin Publishing Group. Finally, I could not help but compare my own experience at sea this summer with some of the situations our main heroes were having on board of Kon-Tiki. Washington Square Press' Enriched Classics present the great works of world literature enhanced for the contemporary reader. I read this a long time ago. It appeared with great success in English in , also in many other languages. Kleopatra Royal Palm. International Version. Large parts of the film were filmed in two versions at the same time, one in Norwegian, the other in English, in order to secure international funding. Cross-pieces of balsa logs 5. I really enjoyed the descriptions of animals and the few pictures there were I wish there had been more! I recommend it highly, both for those loving adventure yarns and those interested in anthropology. Von Resort Golden Beach. Time and evolution somehow ceased to exist; all that was real and that mattered were the same today as they had always been and would always be. Dubai Dubai City Dubai Jumeirah. Thor continued his work as an experimental archaeologist, author and explorer. The Kon-Tiki Expedition of Soundings: Real Boats, Real Boaters. Anthropological Forum. Skijatos Kon-Tiki is also the name of Heyerdahl's book; the Academy Award-winning documentary film chronicling his adventures; and the dramatised feature film nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Showing FAQ 7. 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. And the elements seemed to ignore the little raft. I won't listen to it or read it again, because it has a special place in my memory, but what a great story and a very suitable novel it was! Selectum Luxury Resort Belek. Epilogue : Bengt fell in love with Polynesia. What amazed me was his determination and optimism. Retrieved 17 Jun The result was that the rope eventually was protected by the space that had been created around it. Although the expedition carried some modern equipment, such as a radio, watches, charts, sextant, and metal knives, Heyerdahl argued they were incidental to the purpose of proving that the raft itself could make the journey. The common opinion nowadays proved by genetic evidence is that Polynesian origin is from Austronesian peoples, and came from Taiwan, Indonesia and Philippines. The crew made successful landfall and all returned safely. Amund Hellum Noraker Bamse as Bamse. Kon-Tiki carried 1, litres US gal of drinking water in 56 water cans, as well as a number of sealed bamboo rods. Based on genetic data, it is now believed that Polynesians originally hailed from Taiwan. On November 18, , the Tangaroa ended its journey on the Fakarava island. Maybe ancient South Americans as well as Asians crossed the Pacific. The unsolved mysteries of the South Seas had fascinated me. He is able to transmit much of the wonder especially regarding the sea and marine life of someone who has embarked on a crazy venture such as this, and who is encountering things perhaps no one has ever seen before. Last updated Read more I'd find it hard to believe that anyone could read this account without it igniting the desire to set sail across the pacific and let the worries of modern life be carried away by the current.
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