Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Return in Monaco

After several deserved days off in Paris, the adventurers decided to have a last ride to Monaco to complete their journey. They have insisted to bring back the vehicle in the principality where it was officially presented in November last year.

The two travellers were welcomed by the
Venturi team who wanted to congratulate them for having done such a trip.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Arrival in Paris - Place Vendome

This 14,000km journey with a Berlingo "Powered by Venturi ended yesterday on July, the 13th. After going through eight countries (China, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, France), the adventurers arrived yesterday on the Place Vendome.

They have been warmly welcomed by relatives and journalists.
A cocktail party was held at the Ritz in the course of which the two adventurers shared their experience.

The success of this second mission of the Venturi Global Challenges proves the reliability and the endurance of the vehicles developped by Venturi.

Monday, July 12, 2010

French border

Geraldine and Xavier have crossed today the French border and there are only few miles left from their arrival point : Paris. This experience demonstrates the reliability of electric vehicles developed by Venturi.

For their arrival scheduled on tomorrow, the crew will be welcomed on the prestigious Place Vendome and the vehicle will be exposed in front of the Le Ritz.

German border

After having traveled 320 km from Prague, the arrived in Nuremberg.
They crossed the German border, last country (before France) of this journey which began on May, the 3rd in Shanghai.

Friday, July 9, 2010

Fifty-first stage : Prague

In Prague, the adventurers were expected by the Electric Vehicle Association of the Czech Republic, who heard about the journey. An event was held at the Lavka square in the course of which they met with Prague inhabitants, tourists but also journalists eager to hear their testimonies.

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Czech border

After having spent only two days in Poland, Xavier and Geraldine entered Czech Republic. For their fiftieth step, they chose the city of Olomouc, before going to Prague.

On the way to Olomouc, the vehicle is once again at the heart of attention.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Forty-ninth stage : Wieliczka

From their last Ukrainian stop the adventurers drove 280 km through Poland and arrived in Wieliczka. In the city, they could visit salt mines, classified as World Heritage by the UNESCO.
In the middle of the mines, a 135 meters underground salt cathedral.