24/04/2014

The Kon-Tiki Museum
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Kon-Tiki - short history

Kon-Tiki - short history

Kon-Tiki - short history

Kon-Tiki - in finnish

The day Kon-Tiki met the whaleshark!

From the Log book: 24.5 1947:

12.55: Thor was just up from dip in sea on starboard bow when a most excited cry was heard from Knut on port-side stern, behind hut, Knut had been leaning over edge of raft washing some underwear, when he looked up and glanced right into the ugliest face any of us have seen in all our lives. Read more from the Kon-Tiki log book from this day
- The amazing story about Kon-Tiki and the whaleshark - see short original movie!


See original film from 24.05 1947 - the day the Kon-Tiki met the whaleshark below. Thor Heyerdahl is reporting in this short movie taken from the original Oscar winning documentary film Kon-Tiki

See allso film below about the Whaleshark at The Kon-Tiki Museum. Told by Thor Heyerdahl jr, Chaiman of The Kon-Tiki Museum






The balsa raft Kon-Tiki was build in Callao, Peru. Read more about the Kon-Tiki expedition and its background.