Monday, September 10, 2007

Boats on Mondays - September 10 - 2007


This Monday I will invite you to visit the Strongest Ship in the World. Besides, no other ships have advanced further North nor South than "Fram". You can see it in Oslo. And read more about it here and see more photos. You will have an insight in the exploring of both Antartica and the Artics. Above is a model of Fram, outside the Museum, where you can see the original Fram, in full seize - you can even walk aboard and see all the equipment and how they lived. Fram's construction was genious in the sense it could not be screwed down by the polar ice, instead lifted above - hence they could handle the ice and winters during the ships many expeditions - which other vessels was not designed for.




More boats: RennyBA and Mar and Mrs Lifecruiser

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3 Comments:

Anonymous captain lifecruiser said...

Wow! THAT'S What I call a boat!!!! *whistles* Quite impressive!!!!

September 10, 2007 11:36 pm  
Anonymous RennyBA said...

Yea, Mr. Amundsen had a great boat and was a wonderful polar expedition explorer. We will have to visit Oslo Maritime Museum together one day Tor and make a post about it!

Btw: Thanks for plugging me!

September 10, 2007 11:57 pm  
Blogger mar said...

I normally relate boats to pleasure and relaxation...and look at this one! and the great explorers!

September 11, 2007 12:05 pm  

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