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THE CREW’S TOP PLASTIKI MEMORIES

July 29th, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: Crew, David Thomson, David de Rothschild, Graham Hill, Jo Royle, Luca Babini, Matt Grey, Max Jourdan, Olav Heyerdahl, Plastiki, Singeli, Vern Moen
The Plastiki hitting Sydney marks the end of an epic 4 month journey for our intrepid crew of 10 who have called the Plastiki home for anything from 17 to 130 days. Here's what they have to say about their time travelling the Pacific Ocean. ... READ MORE

 

THE KONTIKI – FROM A GRANDSON’S PERSPECTIVE

June 19th, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: KonTiki, Olav Heyerdahl
It's been about a month now since Olav flew home from Christmas Island. We caught up with him to hear about what it's like to be back home, his grandfather's expedition, the Kon-Tiki, and his own adventure, the Tangaroa. ... READ MORE

 

OLAV HEYERDAHL: IN MY OPINION

June 18th, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: KonTiki, Olav Heyerdahl, Opinion Pieces
My intention is not to follow in my grandfather's footsteps. I’m educated as a carpenter and a civil engineer so I've not continued the work of my grandfather, Thor Heyerdahl, on migration theories. ... READ MORE

 

KON-TIKI’S BIRTHDAY!

April 29th, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: KonTiki, Olav Heyerdahl
63 years ago today the Kon-Tiki set sail from Peru on a journey that would last 101 days taking them across the South Pacific traveling over 4,300 miles in a bid to explain how the Polynesian islands came to be inhabited by South Americans. ... READ MORE

 

OLAV’S NORWEGIAN BLOG

April 29th, 2010, posted by Olav Heyerdahl Tags: KonTiki, Olav Heyerdahl, Plastiki
The crew are very lucky to have Thors Heyerdahl's grandson Olav onboard, so to mark the Kon-Tiki anniversary we are sharing with you a blog from Olav written in Norwegian! ... READ MORE

 

AN IMPORTANT CREW DAY

April 8th, 2010, posted by Olav Heyerdahl Tags: Max Jourdan, Olav Heyerdahl, Plastiki daily update
It's Max's birthday tomorrow! So we are throwing him a party, and to make his day really special it would be great if you all could send him greetings - just add a comment on this blog. ... READ MORE

 

IT’S A TUNA WRAP!

April 7th, 2010, posted by Max Jourdan Tags: Food, Max Jourdan, Olav Heyerdahl
Olav and I came up with this tuna wrap recipe as a good alternative to the usual nautical fare of beans on toast, ‘just add water’ pot noodles and marmite on toast ... READ MORE