Exploring the Continent of Europe on a Vespa, for the love of Indonesia Culture
June 7, 2012 Leave a comment
Wearing a surjan, batik pants and blangkon, Irfiandi is more popularly known as Andy Leeano (37), Friday (1/6), finally set off on tour of Asia-Europe, from Yogyakarta to finish in Italy . By using 1961 Vespa, he will travel 27.000 kmin the span of about 6-12 months.
Andy said that the mission of his trip to Italy because it wants to bring his Vespa to the country of vespa maker. “Meanwhile, my vision is to introduce Indonesian culture by performing a magic show and the hypnotist by using Java and batik clothing. These performances will be conducted in countries that will I transit it, “he said before leaving.
Irfandi intend to visit the Ambassador of Indonesia in the country in his transit. and still, bring Indonesia to the entertaining culture of the country community of citizens who live there.
In this touring, his Vespa equipped Global Positioning System (GPS), including bring a motorcycle parts. In fact, if at any time needed, his Vespa 150 CC is also fitted with red and white flag (Indonesian flag).
The estimated cost from Yogyakarta to Italy around 980 million Rupiah. Nearly 970 million Rupiah from his personal pocket. “The rest is less than 10 million Rupiah from sponsors and friends,” hie said who also a Vespa collector.
Yogyakarta Mayor Haryadi Suyuti said they were proud that Andy will travel to Milan, Italy. “It’s encouraging. I pray for a healthy riding, bike fit and arrived safely, “he explained.
Haryadi also expressed pride because Andy had a tremendous passion to travel very far. In addition, during the course Andy is also the promotion of culture and tourism in Yogyakarta.
As Repot in: Pewartaberita.com