Azerbaijan International

Winter 2006 (14.4)

Pacific Voyage
Kon-Tiki Raft

Kon-Tiki used nine sizeable balsa logs as the base for the raft; Tangaroa was larger with 11 logs. In both vessels, hemp rope was used to tie all the pieces together. Not a single nail, bolt or wire was used. Photo: Heyerdahl collection: Stenersens

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