Building an electric tricycle from scratch is one thing – but driving it through 100 countries around the world in five years is another thing entirely. Li Linxiang, 66, and his wife Zhao Yafan, 64, are a retired couple from Shenyang, China – and they plan to circle the globe in a homemade solar-powered trike. They left from Shenyang on 25 May, 2013, and they plan to travel through China, Kazakhstan, and the Middle East before spending the winter in Ethiopia. From there the couple will continue their journey in the spring by entering Europe via Turkey.
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