Voyage of the Manteno: The Education of a Modern-Day Expeditioner

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In 1995, John Haslett went to a tiny fishing village in Ecuador to begin building a thirty-thousand-pound raft made entirely of balsa wood, bamboo, and manila rope. Inspired by Thor Heyerdahl's famed Kon-Tiki voyage, Haslett intended to sail five thousand nautical miles across the open sea to Hawaii. What transpired, however, was anything but a recreation of Heyerdahl's famous voyage.Over the next five years, Haslett and his crews journeyed through a surreal odyssey of madness, mutiny, obsession, and survival. They lived ...

Voyage of the Manteno: The Education of a Modern-Day Expeditioner 2006, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312324322

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