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Journey chapters 1- 5

  1. 1. BEGINNING OF THE JOURNEY• Sunday, 11 September 2011 BEGINNING OF THE JOURNEY• They begin the journey via L ubeck and Copenhagen. They arrive in Reykjavik where the two procure the services of Hans Bjelke(a Danish hunter) as their guide, and travel overland to the base of the volcano. T hey reach the volcano in late June only to find that it has not one but three craters.
  2. 2. R ereading Saknussemms message they understand thatthe passage to the centre of the E arth is through the onecrater the shadow of a nearby mountain peak touches atnoon. Unfortunately, this is only true for the last days ofJune and for the next days, with J rapidly approaching, ulythe weather is too cloudy for any shadows. Axel thinksthat will force his uncle to give up the project and returnhome. B on the last day, the sun  comes out and the utmountain peak shows the correct crater to take
  3. 3. PROFESSOR LIDENBROCKH is an old scientist who works at the University of eH amburg, in Germany . H is sixty-five years old. H e ewears small round glasses and that make him look veryserious. H has got white hair and wrinkles on his face. eH has got  a strong personality and he is a hard- working eperson. H is also a man of astonishing impatience, and ehe wants to depart to Iceland immediately as soon ashe discovers the information about the lost world and hetakes his reluctant nephew Axel with him
  4. 4. AXELH is P e rofessors nephew. H is young and intelligent. H e eis only nineteen years old and he is the P rofessorspersonal assistant. H is tall and slim. H has got brown e eeyes and short wavy hair. H doesnt want to travel with ehis uncle. H tries to reason with him, explaining his fears eof descending into a volcano and putting forward variousscientific theories as to why the journey is impossible, butfails to make his uncle see his point of view
  5. 5. GRAUBENShe is Axel`s girlfriend. She is seventeen yearsold and she has got long blond hair and brightblue eyes. She lives in Germany. She is in lovehis Axel and she wants to marry Axel. W hen shehears about the journey she is very happy andshe promises to wait for him. She knows that hewill be famous like his uncle when he come back
  6. 6. HANS• H is tall and very strong. H has small e e blue eyes and long red hair.• H is the perfect guide for the job e because he almost never smiles or talks.
  7. 7. CHAPTER 1• NAME: A STRANGE MESSAGE• PLACE: GERMANY• CHARACTERS:1. PROFESSOR OTTO LIDENBROCK2. AXEL: PROFESSOR’S NEPHEW3. MARTHA
  8. 8. Otto Lidenbrock is a famous Professor of Geology at theUniversity of Hamburg, in Germany and he is sixty-fiveyears old he works with his nephew Axel who is hispersonal assistant. The Professor is a very hard workingperson so he never comes back home till two oclock forlunch till one day…Martha is his maid and she is surprised because of hisearly come. He asks his nephew to go to the library andshows Axel a book he found in old book shopThe book is seven hundred years old and it is about the oldprincess from Norway who came to live in Iceland and itis very special because it is written in a language no oneuses anymore
  9. 9. Inside the book there was a yellow paper with somestrange letters from a strange alphabet. on it which theprofessor could not read. T professor takes a dictionary heand ask him to write down.T message was from Arne Saknussemm, a famous hescientist, and it refers to a volcano at Sneffells Yokul .T hey have to go before the first of J because the sun ulywill show the way to the centre of the earth.T hen, the P rofessor orders M artha to buy two train ticketsto Denmark …
  10. 10. CHAPTER 2• NAME:GRAUBEN• PLACE: GERMANY• CHARACTERS:1. PROFESSOR OTTO LIDENBROCK2. AXEL: PROFESSOR’S NEPHEW3. GRAUBEN
  11. 11. • Axel is very sad because he doesnt want to go with the professor. H is in love with Grauben and he wants e to marry her. T P he rofessor is a good man but he is only interested in science• It is M 26th so they have a month to get to sneffels. ay They are going to Denmark by train and by boat to Iceland• T whole trip is going to take twelve days, and then he they have to walk to the volcano.• W hen she hears about the journey she is very happy and she promises to wait for him. She knows that he will be famous like his uncle when he come back• Axel is afraid of the journey because he thinks that they possible won’t come back
  12. 12. CHAPTER 3• NAME: ICELAND• PLACE: ICELAND• CHARACTERS:1. PROFESSOR OTTO LIDENBROCK2. AXEL: PROFESSOR’S NEPHEW3. PROFESSOR FRIDIKSON4. HANS
  13. 13. • T journey to Iceland began very early in the morning he and they can see the round body of the volcano from the boat. It has snow near the top. T boat stops in he R eykjavik which has small brick houses.• Professor F ridriksson, a professor from the University there, met them at the boat.• Professor L idenbrock doesn’t tell anyone the real reason of their journey because he wants Axel and him to be the only one to go to the centre of the E arth. But they need a guide because they don’t know the area.• M F r ridriksson finds them a guide called H ans.• They stay in M F r redericksons house until they are ready to leave
  14. 14. EqUIPMENT• Rope for climbing Enough• Tools• Lights for six months• Guns• Medicines
  15. 15. DEPARTURE• T departure was from Reykjavik on J he une 15th, early in the morning. T hey travelled along the sea and the journey took six days, and each day they stopped in a different village for the night.• T volcano had its last explosion in 1229. he• They reached the top at eleven oclock and they found a small place inside the opening of the volcano.• Axel dreamt that he was lost and he was shot out of the volcano’s top like a rock
  16. 16. CHAPTER 4• NAME: INSIDE THE VOLCANO• PLACE: ICELAND• CHARACTERS:1. PROFESSOR OTTO LIDENBROCK2. AXEL: PROFESSOR’S NEPHEW3. HANS
  17. 17. • T mouth of the volcano was one mile wide and its he inside looked like the inside of and ice-cream. T he bottom was 2,000 feet down. T hey tied a rope around each other and began to climb down• W hen they got to the bottom and looked up and saw the opening at the top it was a perfect circle of clear blue sky• There were three holes in the floor of the volcano and each of them was about a hundred feet wide.• They didn’t know which one was the correct so they remembered Arne Saknussemm’s words. H said the e sun touches the right one at the end of J une and that day was J une the 25th and it was very cloudy they had to wait for a sunny day
  18. 18. • Axel though that his uncle left the idea and they would go back home but he was wrong• H ans built a small house from the large rocks he found on the floor of the volcano. H didn’t talk much but he e always thought of something useful to do. T here were drops of water from the ice and the snow outside ran down the wall.• P rofessor Lidenbrock found the name of ¨Arne Saknussemm¨ written on the walls and he knew that they were in the right place• T next day the sun came out at 1:13 pm and touched he the right hole to the centre of the earth• H ans threw the bags down in the hole but they never heard them hit the bottom because the hole was too narrow to go down with the bags
  19. 19. CHAPTER 5• NAME: LOST IN THE TUNNELS• PLACE: INSIDE THE VOLCANO• CHARACTERS:1. PROFESSOR OTTO LIDENBROCK2. AXEL: PROFESSOR’S NEPHEW3. HANS
  20. 20. • They began the climb down putting their ropes on the sides of the walls and every two hundred feet they found a flat rock to stop on.• H ans went first, the Professor and the last one was Axel. T hey travelled 2,000 feet down for ten hours and they reached the bottom where there was an open space like a cave. It continued to the right and their bags were there.• T next morning they continued their journey down. he T hole opened and looked more like a tunnel through he which they could walk down.• They used their torches to see the walls clearly. T hey looked like glass of different colours. Some of it was red, some was brown, and some was yellow because or the lava
  21. 21. • They used their torches to see the walls clearly. T hey looked like glass of different colours. Some of it was red, some was brown, and some was yellow because or the lava• They walked for two more days and they found other tunnels. There were tunnels everywhere, and they didn’t know which was the right one.• They were worried because their water finished. F or this reason Axel offered to go to find a spring. T here was a loud sound behind the wall next to them that sounded like the water of a river.• H ans took a pickaxe and made a hole in the wall and water came out onto the floor• T water need air abd it was could enough to he drinkafter a few minutes
  22. 22. • They continued the journey and Axel walked to far so he got lost. H couldn’t find the other or come back. e• T hen he fell through the air down a long tunnel. H hit e his head and he faint (everything went black around him)

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