08 novembre 2009

8th November: arrival in Tehran

After a week in Karachi where we were arranging the shipment of Foxy Shahzadi from Pakistan to Bandar-e-Abbas in Iran, the art on wheels tour is on the road again. Julien and Vincent are now in Tehran where they are working on Shahzadi's clearance from the Iranian customs before heading out to Bandar-e-Abbas to get Foxy Shahzadi. Our first impression of Tehran is great- friendly and helpful people; though the plane and the airport were looking pretty empty. Tehran is a busy city. We are staying at the Ferdossi Hotel. The good... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2009

The Art on Wheels Tour Team

Julien Philippe (top left), Haroon Khan (top right), Salman Rashid (bottom left) and Vincent Ioos (bottom right)   I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I have just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well. – Diane Ackerman-
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07 novembre 2009

Foxy Shahzadi completes the first leg of her journey from Islamabad to Paris

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02 novembre 2009

The Send off

Family, friends, sponsors, foxy fans and the Ambassador of France HE M. Daniel Jouanneau sent us off from a dhabba located in a park in sector E7 Gomal Road, Islamabad, for Karachi. The artist behind the work on Foxy Shahzadi, Ustad Habib Ur Rehman did some last minute painting and touch-up work on the car prior to our departure. The mechanic M. Kamra was also there for a last minute check prior to departure. Foxy Shahzadi then departed under applaud and rose petals thrown by friends and family. Shahzadi's journey in Islamabad started... [Lire la suite]
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