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15-July-14  The CalypSol Crew completed successfully its 1'255 miles  journey on the first solar powered trimaran canoe to sail the Illinois and          Mississippi Rivers. They reached Baton Rouge, the Capital of Louisiana,     on June 11 at 3:25pm. The hospitality and generosity of local townspeople made this voyage possible!
The Solar Canoë Challenge
28-May-14 Legendary Sonny Payne getting ready for his daily Radio Show on KFFA AM 1360 in Helena, AR.
Sonny [88] started his show in 1941 and has recorded over 17'000 Shows!!

Click on the red button below to listen to the recorded interview which starts approx. 11min / 25sec into the program!
13-June-14 Celebration at the Consulate of Switzerland in New Orleans, Louisiana.
From left to right: Walter Wolf, President of the Swiss American Society of New Orleans, LA, Jean-Claude Barras, Co-Navigator, Alexandra Mora, Honorary Consul of Switzerland in New Orleans, Raymond Christe, Captain. Ray remitted to Consul Mora, the "special delivery" letter from General Consul Martin Bienz of Chicago.
27-May-14 A salute from Ray on the mighty Mississippi near Tunica, TN
03-June-14 Jean-Claude taking charge of the camp fire!
01-June-14 Our camp on the sand bank, South of Rosedale, Mississippi. Can you spot the CalypSol craft on the left of the picture?