Retired Couple to Travel Around the World on Solar-Powered Electric Tricycle

by , 07/03/13

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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.

Via Damn Geeky

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  1. marklukes July 6, 2014 at 10:04 pm

    This is amazing. I would like to try this one. I have so much envy, thank you for sharing.

  2. B. Jerew July 4, 2013 at 2:40 pm

    my mandarin is rusted out. anyone have a translation on the canopy? cool story :)

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