Tim Severin – What a Guy!

WHAT a guy! Not many in modern times (save perhaps Thor Heyerdahl: http://www.theultralighthiker.com/kon-tiki-thor-heyerdahl/) have adventured like this chap, eg: The Brendan Voyage (1976–1977), The Sindbad Voyage (1980–1981), The Jason Voyage (1984), The Ulysses Voyage (1985), The China Voyage (May–November 1993), … Continued

Kon Tiki: Thor Heyerdahl

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What an adventure it was: drifting across the entire Pacific Ocean to Polynesia on a balsa wood raft http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kon-Tiki_expedition . The doco Thor made http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kon-Tiki_%281950_film%29 won the Academy Award. The book was translated into 70 languages and sold 50 million … Continued