Kon Tiki

On a primitive raft made of forty-foot balsa logs and named “Kon-Tiki” in honor of a legendary sun king, Heyerdahl and five companions deliberately risked their lives to show that the ancient Peruvians could have made the 4,300-mile ...

Kon Tiki

Kon Tiki

“Am going to cross Pacific on a wooden raft to support a theory that the South Sea islands were peopled from Peru. Will you come? …Reply at once.” That is how six brave and inquisitive men came to seek a dangerous path to test a scientific theory. On a primitive raft made of forty-foot balsa logs and named “Kon-Tiki” in honor of a legendary sun king, Heyerdahl and five companions deliberately risked their lives to show that the ancient Peruvians could have made the 4,300-mile voyage to the Polynesian islands on a similar craft. On every page of this true chronicle—from the actual building of the raft through all the dangerous and comic adventures on the sea, to the spectacular crash-landing and the native islanders’ hula dances—each reader will find a wholesome and spellbinding escape from the twenty-first century.

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Kon-Tiki
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Thor Heyerdahl
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-24 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

“Am going to cross Pacific on a wooden raft to support a theory that the South Sea islands were peopled from Peru. Will you come? …Reply at once.” That is how six brave and inquisitive men came to seek a dangerous path to test a scientific theory. On a primitive
Kon-Tiki and I
Language: en
Pages: 71
Authors: Erik Hesselberg
Categories: Expedition
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher:

The author relates the voyage of the Kon-Tiki expedition across 4300 miles of ocean in a raft as he experienced and sketched it.
The Kon-Tiki Expedition
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Thor Heyerdahl
Categories: Expedition
Type: BOOK - Published: 1970 - Publisher:

Books about The Kon-Tiki Expedition
Señor Kon-Tiki
Language: en
Pages: 286
Authors: Arnold Jacoby
Categories: Anthropologists
Type: BOOK - Published: 1968 - Publisher: London : Allen & Unwin

Books about Señor Kon-Tiki
Kon-Tiki Man
Language: en
Pages: 335
Authors: Thor Heyerdahl, Christopher Ralling
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: Chronicle Books Llc

Traces the life of the Norwegian explorer, scientist, and anthropologist, examines and explains his scientific theories, and describes his explorations, including the Kon-Tiki and Ra voyages

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