This is a writing morning (thank God), but I wanted to share an inspiring quote by Thor Heyerdahl.
For those who might not know, he was an explorer with a focus on ethnography and experimental archeology–trying to trace how things might have been done. To prove a point of his, he created a primitive raft and sailed 8,000 kilometers to show that migration on such a scale was possible even in ancient days.
When I was in Oslo this summer with family, we visited the museum built to showcase his expeditions, as well as a couple other fantastic nautical museums–after all, it’s the Norwegians who brought us the Vikings! 🙂 And incidentally, it turns out that those Vikings were incredible wood carvers–true artists as well as artisans. But below–the Heyerdahl quote, from the side of the museum: