The yard of Koesnadi Hardjasoemantri Cultural Center at Universitas Gadjah Mada (PKKH UGM) looks different from usual on Thursday (11/2). Many off road vehicles were parked in front of the building. They are from Indonesia Off Road Adventure Club. They were preparing for Jogja-Bali tour and sharing some knowledges with UGM academicians.
“Today we collaborate with UGM to held coaching clinic, it is a kind of short course to introduce technical driving, safety recovery and navigation,” Toto Widyarto said as Vice-President of IOX-Adventure Club at PKKH UGM on Thursday.
Toto explained that before undergoing a tour to Bali, IOX-Adventure Club have planned to introduce this field to the students. Some matters that they need to share were technical driving, safety recovery and navigation. These include a knowledge on how to drive vehicle properly, how to recover and use GPS. Besides, some off-road riders collaborate with Indonesian Red Cross to donate blood.
“We want to show students what to do when their vehicle is broken, how to use GPS, we try to share the knowledge to university students,” he explained.
Toto added that Java-Bali tour will be started on Saturday (13/2) from Kraton Yogyakarta to Garuda Wisnu Kencana, Bali. Besides exploring tourism potential in Indonesia, this event also aims to promote Indonesian history and culture while doing community service.
“The off road trip will pass Hindu, Buddhist and Islamic sites. We also bring international media to publish our annual event and promote Indonesia,” Toto added.