- n. a light raft made of balsa
“Thor Heyerdahl, the Norwegian explorer best known for sailing across 4,300 miles of the Pacific Ocean in a raft called the Kon-Tiki, is testing a 13th-century text that claims the Viking god Odin was a king who lived in Russia in the first century B.C.”
“a 4,300 mile trip taken by six men in a raft called the Kon-Tiki .”
“Hyerdahls 'Kon-Tiki' that made a similar voyage in 1947, the vessel is being manufactured out of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) - the same material used to make water bottles.”
“Kon-Tiki' that made a similar voyage in 1947, the vessel is being manufactured out of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) - the same material used to make water bottles.”
“At the top of the range is the renowned Kon-Tiki which is also now available in a stunning new low-line profile.”
“Kon-Tiki, by Thor Heyerdahl (1950) Nine balsa-wood logs, a big square sail, a bamboo "cabin" with a roof made of banana leaves — thus did Norwegian Heyerdahl and his companions set sail from Peru toward Polynesia to prove a point: that the South Pacific was settled from the east.”
“(Here's a clip from the Academy Award-winning documentary about the Kon-Tiki)”
“Near Death on the High Seas also includes memorable and renowned high seas stories from Thor Heyerdahl on his Kon-Tiki traveling to Easter Island, as well as Sir Francis Chichester on his Gipsy Moth traveling around the world.”
“After dinner at one of these joints, I imagined retreating to my space-age bachelorette pad at the Kon-Tiki apartments, lit nightly in glamorous red and blue to accent the banana-plant-and-wooden-canoe decor.”
“Says Blumenfeld: "Without the Internet, he'd just be the Kon-Tiki.”
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