Monthly Archives: December 2011

Day 9: Bangalore – Tumkur – Chikmagulur

On the road again! It was the first time that we were all together with four cars now, including the red Think of Team Interlaken. Till Stoll, team leader of Team Interlaken, had made an incredible journey: he had driven his … Continue reading

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Day 8: Bangalore

We spent our free day today at CEDT (Center for Electronic Design and Technology, founded 1975 by DEZA and Indian Government) in IISc (Indian Institute of Science), where we showed the cars to the students and I held a lecture. … Continue reading

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Day 7: Hindupur to Bangalore

It was only a 110 km ride today, but we had to leave early as we couldn’t know how much time this road would take. With an average speed of 30 km/h we cruised between potholes and monkey families in direction … Continue reading

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Day 6: Kurnool – Anantapur – Hindupur

And again we had a smooth drive on a great highway. All of us? No, not really. Since yesterday, Till is triyng to catch up with us, and yesterday he has even made an unbelievable 250 km with just one … Continue reading

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Day 5: Hyderabad – Mahbubnagar – Kurnool

Today we started at 7 am to be sure that we won’t miss the great welcome at the college in Mahbubnagar. Much to our surprise, the highway was in an excellent condition, so our drive became like cruising or floating … Continue reading

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Day 4: Hyderabad: our first rest day!

After travelling almost 900km, today our TWIKE suddenly gave up, in the middle of Hyderabad city traffic. Jean-Claude had to be pulled across the city, as some wiring got loose and no power reached the motor. Luckily, Andrew found the … Continue reading

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Day 3: Solaphur to Hyderabad

Team Twingo and Team Twike took off this morning at 5AM, as we wanted to cover more than 350 km today. What a surprise to see the crowded roads almost empty this morning! We could speed up and so experienced … Continue reading

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