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  1. History-makers Part 23: Thor Heyerdahl

    Posted Feb 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Polynesia, a cluster of around 1,000 islands in the central and southern Pacific Ocean. He became interested in the culture of the people who inhabited these islands. After graduating, he made his first journey to Polynesia. He went to the remote Marquesas Islands. Heyerdahl went to the island of Fatu Hiva. He wanted to research how the indigenous animals had got there. He and his wife ...

  2. Olav the intrepid takes lead role in Kon-Tiki saga sequel

    Posted May 17th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... as the vessel proceeds towards French Polynesia. The project has generated a great deal of media coverage in Norway and the rest of the world. At a news conference the late adventurer's son, Thor ... a story of high adventure on the South Seas that captured the world's imagination. The Tangaroa crew hopes to reach land in French Polynesia in July or August. They will conduct scientific ...



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