Exploration takes a lot of courage. Thor Heyerdahl was a Norwegian who believed that people had traveled in handmade boats from South America to islands in the Pacific Ocean. So he and five other men built a raft of balsa logs and set off from Peru without rescue boats or fancy equipment. After 101 days at sea, they landed on Raroia in the Tuamotus archipelago, 4,300 miles from where they started. Find out more about this voyage, and then make a triarama to imagine their adventures.