A few years ago we wrote Hey, Ken Ham: A Dutchman Builds Noah’s Ark, in which we reported:
A faithful reproduction of Noah’s ark, using the dimensions in The Bible, has just opened to the public in The Netherlands. It was constructed by the Dutch creationist and millionaire building contractor Johan Huibers, after he dreamt that Holland would be flooded once again. … [T]he mammoth effort took him and his team of five just over four years to finish.
Hubers’ ark is back in the news. In USA Today we read Noah’s Ark replica could travel to Brazil this year. They have a comments feature. Here are some excerpts from the news story, with bold font added by us:
A massive replica of Noah’s ark could travel from the Netherlands to Brazil this year. The ark, which was created by Dutch carpenter Johan Huibers, will stop at several port cities in Brazil and make four stops along the coast of the U.S., according to the Ark of Noah Foundation, which is working to raise funds for the ark’s journey.
BWAHAHAHAHAHA! We wonder what ol’ Hambo thinks of this. His land-locked Ark will forever be stuck in Kentucky, where it’s being built by, shall we say, considerably more than a team of five. Let’s read on:
The modern ark, dubbed “Johan’s Ark,” is a fully-functioning replica of Noah’s Ark, as described in the book of Genesis in the Bible. It is Huibers second ark and has been open to visitors in the Netherlands since 2012.
Why would anyone bother going to Kentucky to see Hambo’s ark, when a trip to Holland would probably be far more enjoyable? The news story ends with this:
“Once in Brazil the Ark will be using techniques that include virtual and augmented reality to tell original different biblical themes and stories in an interactive and challenging way,” the organization said in a statement.
Here’s a link to that statement. It’s a press release from the Christian Newswire. Among other things, it says:
Noah’s Ark will be in Fortaleza for the 2016 Olympic Games and Rio de Janeiro for the Paralympic summer games.
A trip to Brazil also seems like more fun than going to Kentucky. It looks like ol’ Hambo’s got some serious competition.
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