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Off the Grid : My Ride from Louisiana to the Panama Canal in an Electric Car - (Hardcover)

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The rollicking tale of a first-of-its-kind adventure—driving a Tesla through Central America.

Only a week after the nation’s newspapers were filled with headlines of the first cross-country trip in an electric car, two Louisianans slip quietly across the Rio Grande in south Texas in an attempt to do the unthinkable—drive a factory electric car across seven Third World countries to the “end of the road,” Panama City, Panama.
Without support and armed only with a toolbox, a bag of electrical adapters, and their wits, author Randy Denmon and his friend Dean trudge on through jungles, deserts, volcanoes, rivers, and crater-sized potholes, all the while trying to avoid the drug cartels and corrupt border guards that could mean a quick end to their adventure . . . and their lives. Through it all, the same enormous problem loomed daily: how to charge the car in such a primitive and desolate setting?
Despite the numerous setbacks, Randy never lost his sense of humor. Off the Grid is as much a spiritual journey as a physical one about two guys who dropped everything for one grand twenty-first-century adventure—traveling back in time in a car that seemed to come from the future.
Number of Pages: 235
Genre: Travel
Sub-Genre: Travel, Mexico, Central America
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Two Rivers Distribution
Author: Randy Denmon
Language: English
Street Date: April 4, 2017
TCIN: 51565463
UPC: 9781510717398
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-5993
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