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this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; There was a time when virtually everyone knew the story of modern-day explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his balsawood raft, Kon-Tiki . In 1947, Norwegian ethnographer Heyerdahl decided the only way to prove his theory ? that the islands of Polynesia ...

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Review: Kon-Tiki

There was a time when virtually everyone knew the story of modern-day explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his balsawood raft, Kon-Tiki. In 1947, Norwegian ethnographer Heyerdahl decided the only way to prove his theory ? that the islands of Polynesia were actually ?settled? centuries before by South Americans to the East instead of Asians to the West ? was to build a seagoing vessel in the ancient style from the same materials and make the 5,000-mile journey from Peru himself with a small crew of death-defying sailors.? [ Read more ]

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