Wednesday Win (2019-FEB-13)

The Tangaroa Expedition (The Kon-Tiki Expedition)
All his life, Olav Heyerdahl had heard the stories of his grandfather: of how he crossed the Pacific in 1947 on a primitive raft made of balsa wood. Now at last, he got to experience it first hand.

expedition /ɛkspɪˈdɪʃ(ə)n/

noun: expedition; plural noun: expeditions | a journey undertaken by a group of people with a particular purpose, especially that of exploration, research, or war.
[informal] a short trip made for a particular purpose.

Origin: late Middle English: via Old French from Latin expeditio(n- ), from expedire ‘extricate’ (see expedite). Early senses included ‘prompt supply of something’ and ‘setting out with aggressive intent’.

Antarctica Expedition Documentary: POLAR VISION
Alan Lock aims to become the first visually impaired person to trek from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole. Along with his team, he will cover a distance of 570 miles, burning over 7,000 calories per day and confronting one of the harshest environments on the planet.

expedition /ɛkspɪˈdɪʃ(ə)n/
an organized journey for a particular purpose.

Everest expedition 2017
Jangbu Sherpa’s team rescue of Abdul Jabbar Bhatti (Pak) and his guide Sange Sherpa from the South Col 2017.

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