10 Feb 2016 8:58 (GMT+1)

Kon-Tiki2 expedition in Heyerdahl’s wake

Kon-Tiki 2 expedition set out on a journey across the Pacific on two newly built balsa rafts, built at the SIMA naval base in Lima, Peru. The expedition follows in the wake of Thor Heyerdahl’s 1947 Kon-Tiki expedition.But Kon-Tiki2 is not sailing all the way to Polynesia like Heyerdahl did. Their destination is Easter Island, where the rafts will turn around and sail back to South America. The expedition chose this route, both to support but also to challenge Heyerdahl’s theories.On the origi...
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