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Photos: The world's weirdest ways to travel

Oct 27, 2012 16:31pm
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  • There are people in this world who prefer to travel in their unique vehicles rather than using the common modes of transportation.
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  • Photos: The world's weirdest ways to travel
  • A worker sprays paint on a three-wheeler car in the shape of a ladies handbag made with steel plates at a workshop in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad August 4, 2010. The handbag and shoe is part of a ladies series of creations by Indian car designer Sudhakar Yadav and the cars can run at a maximum speed of 45 kph (28 mph).
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  • Photos: The world's weirdest ways to travel
  • A man rides his makeshift motorcycle during a bikers' festival in Logoisk (Belarus).
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  • Photos: The world's weirdest ways to travel
  • Lei Zhiqian rides a modified bicycle across the Hanjiang River, a tributary of the Yangtze River in Wuhan, Hubei province (China).
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  • Photos: The world's weirdest ways to travel
  • Didi Senft, a 56-year-old cycling fan better known as 'El Diablo', poses for the media before riding on his so-called 'guitar bicycle' in Storkow, some 50 km (31 miles) south of the German capital Berlin.
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  • Photos: The world's weirdest ways to travel
  • Takashi Sudo, a student of Osaka Sangyo University, sits in a car powered by Panasonic's 'Oxyride' AA dry cell batteries before a Guinness World Record attempt at a vehicle test centre in Shirosato town, northeast of Tokyo, Japan.
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  • Photos: The world's weirdest ways to travel
  • A man rides cricket bat shaped car in Hyderabad.
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  • Car designer Sudhakar Yadav drives a car in the shape of a snooker table in Hyderabad, India.
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  • A woman rides an unicycle at a park in Shanghai, China. The unicycle was designed several years ago by Chinese inventor Li Yongli.
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  • Photos: The world's weirdest ways to travel
  • Israeli inventor Izhar Gafni holds his cardboard bicycle in Ahituv.
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  • Farmer Wu Yulu drives his rickshaw pulled by a his self-made walking robot in Beijing, China.
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  • Hungarian Istvan Puskas stands beside his wooden chopper in Tiszaors.
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  • Zhang Wuyi sits in his double-seater submarine during a test operation at an artificial pool near a shipyard in Wuhan, China.
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  • A worker test drives a car in the shape of a heels on a road in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad.
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  • Li Jingchun, a farmer, looks on as his family members work on his self-made aircraft on top of his house in Xiahe village in China.
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  • The 3.2-meter-high and 5.5-meter-long three-seated giant bicycle, weighing over one tonne, cost Zhang Yali more than 20,000 yuan (3,156 USD).
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  • Photos: The world's weirdest ways to travel
  • German bicycle designer Didi Senft presents his latest work in Storkow.
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  • Ding Shilu, an automobile mechanic, carries out a test-flight for his self-made aircraft at a frozen reservoir in Shenyang, China.
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  • Photos: The world's weirdest ways to travel
  • Photos: The world's weirdest ways to travel
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  • Photos: The world's weirdest ways to travel
  • Photos: The world's weirdest ways to travel
  • Photos: The world's weirdest ways to travel
  • Photos: The world's weirdest ways to travel
  • Photos: The world's weirdest ways to travel
  • Photos: The world's weirdest ways to travel
  • Photos: The world's weirdest ways to travel
  • Photos: The world's weirdest ways to travel
  • Photos: The world's weirdest ways to travel
  • Photos: The world's weirdest ways to travel
  • Photos: The world's weirdest ways to travel
  • Photos: The world's weirdest ways to travel
  • Photos: The world's weirdest ways to travel