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About Solartaxi

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Palmer Louis


Palmer Louis
initiator & tour director & driver
When the whole worlds is talking about Global Warming, it's time to show the solutions!

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30.08.2007Waiting for the visa

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We have decided to travel to Aqaba and then wait for the visa here at the Red Sea. Our Toyota ...

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28.08.2007Our support vehicle caught fire

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We still don't have any news from Saudi Arabia concerning our visa. So today we went up Mount Nebo ...


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Today we visit Petra. It was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985 when it was described as ...

24.08.2007Dana National Park

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Today we walked around in the Dana National Park. Our stay has been offered by the Royal Society for Conservation ...

23.08.2007visiting schools in Amman

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We visited the Jubilee school and later the Rosary school in Amman and held a presentation. The students are back ...

20.08.2007Another day in Amman

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Today we spent another day in Amman. I held the two more presentations at the Royal Scientific Society and made ...

19.08.2007Meeting Princess Sumaya and Prince Hassan of Jordan

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Princess Sumaya and Prince Hassan came to meet us at the Royal Scientifical Society in Amman. They were both very ...

18.08.2007Two days at the Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea

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We have received a kind invitation from Mr. Bruno Huber, general Manager of the Mövenpick Resort at the Dead Sea ...

16.08.2007Press conference in Amman

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Today we met the Jordanian Environment Minister and many more interested people. Jordan wants to play a significant role in ...

15.08.2007Welcome to Jordan

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We started early in the morning with the Police escort ... and crossed the border from Syria to Jordan.

14.08.2007From Beirut back to Damaskus

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After a tour through Beirut downtown we drove back to Damaskus

13.08.2007Lebanon, day 2

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Most of the day I spend in the Swiss embassy and I write the travel story and prepare the next ...

12.08.2007Going to Lebanon

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After a media conference in Damaskus and a visit at the Syrian trafic minister we left for Beirut...

11.08.2007Under Police protection day and night now!!

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After yesterday's crash someone has decided to put our expedition under full POLICE protection. We are not allowed to ...

10.08.2007Crash! Peng! Welcome to Syria and the Middle East!

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Just after crossing the border we were hit by a taxi.

08.08.2007Our last day in Turkey

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Today we celebrate the last day in Turkey. From tomorrow, many things will be very different. Today we have received ...

07.08.2007Over the mountains to Goksun...

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Today we have to cross several mountain passes, the highest as high as 1800 meters ASL.

05.08.2007Kapadokia (2)

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Capadocia - the land for endless discoveries


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A strange car in a strange landscape. Kapadokia is unique, magic and unreal. Like the solartaxi. Look at these pictures ...

03.08.2007From Ankara to Goereme

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Today we make a 330 km drive from Ankara to Goereme, Kapadokia.


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Solar car media event in Ankara