Thor Heyerdahl love

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  • Thor Heyerdahl posited the carvers from South America.

    Richard Bangs: Skullduggery on Easter Island (Part I of II)

  • Some of this grass is papyrus, known as totora, like that found along the shores of Lake Titicaca, and the stuff Thor Heyerdahl believed made up ancient ocean crafts.

    Richard Bangs: Skullduggery on Easter Island (Part II of II)

  • The situation has baffled Easter Island researchers, among them famous names like Thor Heyerdahl and Jared Diamond, for decades: How could so few people with so little technology have carved and transported such a profusion of monster statuary?

    Don't Blame the Natives

  • Then, folk songs, the bravery of Leif Ericson, the adventures of Thor Heyerdahl and his Kon-Tiki, the sadness of Edvard Munch paintings, the bold and brutal sculptures of Gustav Vigeland, the outrageous integration of landscape with culture in Oslo's new ballet and opera house by Snohetta architects.

    C. M. Rubin: The Global Search for Education: A View from Norway

  • In the wake of the success of "Max Manus" (released in English in 2009 under the title "Max Manus: Man of War"), Messrs. Roenning and Sandberg are set to film a 3-D version of the story of Thor Heyerdahl, who caught the world's attention when he sailed across the Pacific in 1947 on his Kon-Tiki raft.

    Norway in Action

  • The Norwegian adventurer Thor Heyerdahl posited that settlers came from the east in big balsa boats such as his Kon-Tiki.

    Pacific Navigator Kept Sailing Techniques Afloat

  • In Norway the most important things are probably the explorers of the South and North Poles, and Thor Heyerdahl, and the war, the myth about the resistance movement during the war.

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • The theories underpinning Görlitz's quest are warmed over notions first brought to public attention by Thor Heyerdahl, the famed Norwegian explorer.

    Deadliest Catch 22: Prehistoric Edition

  • Görlitz is no Thor Heyerdahl, but we probably haven't heard the last of him.

    Deadliest Catch 22: Prehistoric Edition

  • I have been fascinated by these since I read Thor Heyerdahl as a child..

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