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Adventure; Voyage Into The Past


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Voyage Into The Past
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Real-life stories which transport viewers on journeys set in remote mountain villages, endangered waterways, and through treacherous terrain. Each saga is filled with suspense and surprise for the modern day explorers who personify the spirit of discovery that lies at the heart of every ADVENTURE. See individual episodes for further descriptions. Series release date: 1987

Program Description

In the tradition of Thor Heyerdahl's KON TIKI, Robert Hobman and eight others sail the full expanse of the Indian Ocean from the Indonesian archipelago to Madagascar in a 60-foot replica of a Stone-Age outrigger canoe, the SARIMANOK, to prove that current inhabitants of Madagascar descended from Indonesians who migrated there 800 years earlier.



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Chicago: “Adventure; Voyage Into The Past,” 01/26/1988, GBH Archives, accessed April 13, 2024,
MLA: “Adventure; Voyage Into The Past.” 01/26/1988. GBH Archives. Web. April 13, 2024. <>.
APA: Adventure; Voyage Into The Past. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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