Unusual but true: Four-legged adventure buddy

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2018-11-16 17:00

In stories this week, we have Germany's first solar cycle path, a 13-year-old light display, a Brazilian breaking a world surfing record, a traveler and his four-legged adventure buddy and a real-life “Scuba-Doo”.

All the interesting, odd anecdotes from around the world are here, in our news review.

Germany's first solar cycle path

The first travelers on Germany's first solar cycle path. [Photo/IC]

Germany's first solar cycle lane was opened in Eftstadt, Nordrhein-Westfalen on Nov 12.

The lane - about 90 meters in length and 2.5 meters in width - is covered with nearly 200-square-meter anti-slip photovoltaic modules, and annual power generation can reach 12 megawatt-hours.

Solmove CEO Donald Mueller-Judex, German Environment Minister Svenja Schulze and mayor of Erftstadt Volker Erner bike along Germany's first solar cycle path in Erftstadt, Germany on Nov 12, 2018. [Photo/IC]

Lane design and construction were completed by a German start-up company named “Solmove”.

German Environment Minister Svenja Schulze said at the lane’s opening ceremony he hopes this lane can promote bicycles as a healthy and attractive option.

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