National Geographic : 1941 Jan
Turning Back Time in the South Seas An Island Boy Leads the Way to Fatu-Hiva's Cool Highlands Exploration trips to the mountains provide a pleasant escape for the Heyerdahls from the heat of the deep valleys, but their guide will insist on a return by nightfall. Islanders, accustomed to the warm climate of the lowlands, believe a night spent in the "cold" upper air might prove fatal. Strong and Wiry, Tei Tetua Brought Heavy Loads of Fruit from the Mountains The old chief of Ouia Valley once had been a leader of four tribes. He survived his people, including twelve wives, and his only dependent, before the arrival of Thor and Liv, was his small adopted daughter.