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19.03.2008From Perth to Singapore

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We now have a break, while the solar taxi is being transprted from Perth to Singapore.

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14.03.2008Potholes and Solar Turbos

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Solar Taxi is taking a break. On a ship from Perth to Singapore, Louis Palmer and his crew rest after ...

07.03.2008Vision and Apathy

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Subdued party mood in the Solar Taxi. Louis Palmer arrives in Perth to an enthusiastic reception. The Solar Taxi has ...

03.03.2008SOLAR TAXI ON THE ROAD TO PERTH A Close Call with a Kangaroo Cadaver

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A record performance for the Solar Taxi. Louis Palmer drives 375 kilometres across the deserted Nullarbor Plain. As always, he ...

28.02.2008SOLAR TAXI AMONG THE ABORIGINES In the Middle of Nowhere

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They take from nature only what they can give back and are happy when the children are happy. A visit ...

26.02.2008Polar Bears and Electro-Dragsters

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The Solar Taxi is in a racing car fever. At the Touring Car Championships in Adelaide Louis Palmer amazes spectators ...

20.02.2008A varied day in Adelaide with a bike theft, the Lord Mayor and Robert F. Kennedy Jr

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Travelling by Solar Taxi is also an emotional roller coaster. First of all, the Solar Taxi is stopped by the ...

19.02.2008Cows and other Climate Killers

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In bone-dry Australia even dairy cows are competing for water. At the Sustainable Living Festival Solar Taxi driver Louis Palmer ...

15.02.2008Sunny Times in a Sunburnt Country

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The Solar Taxi is in Melbourne, where Louis Palmer meets with uncomplicated hospitality and committed environmentalists. At tzhe same time ...

12.02.2008Kangaroos and Coal Plants

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On his quest in the Solar Taxi for solutions to global warming Louis Palmer visits a huge coal-fired power station ...

08.02.2008Solartaxi in Canberra: Washing Machines in a Spin

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The Solar Taxi has arrived in Canberra, said to be the bike capital as well as the political capital of ...

06.02.2008Down Under in a Downpour

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South Eastern Australia is inundated. Even kangaroos are fleeing the soaking rain and the Solar Taxi once again develops defects ...

02.02.2008A Swiss summit in Sydney

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A washed-up press event, a week of non-stop rain and a broken windscreen wiper - the Solar Taxi is up against ...

31.01.2008Bikinis, BBQs and Bureaucrats

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The Solar Taxi has arrived Down Under. But Louis Palmer has yet to meet the Australians’ famed easygoing attitude. Driving ...

30.01.2008Meeting Rudi and his Vegi Oil Mercedes in Sydney

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Guess who we met in Sydney?! Our travel mate Rudi from Lucerne, Switzerland, travelling overland in a vegi oil 1982 ...

23.12.2007A Volcano Erupts on The Horizon

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After the hectic pace of the Climate Conference on Bali, the Solar Taxi crew and Louis Palmer are enjoying the ...