In order to commemorate the 12th anniversary of the ‘Antique Automobile Club of Indonesia’ (PPKMI), fans and lovers of ancient cars assembled to participate in ‘Save our culture & vintage cars’ tour throughout Bali.
The event was launched off by Bali’s Police Chief Inspector, 406 cars with 952 people participated in this event, which made it the national record for the biggest antique car tour in Indonesia.
The tour started in Denpasar, went to the cave temple in Klungkung and ended in Bali’s cleanest and most traditional village of Penglipuran, Bangli. The celebration of the event was also held in this village, as a symbol to preserve the heritage and culture of Bali.
To ensure the smoothness of this tour, the regions’ police offered their help to avoid any traffic for the antique cars and deployed police cars and bikes to safeguard and guide the entourage to its destination. The guarding of the tracks aimed to provide a sense of security and comfort to the participants of the tour in terms of avoiding accidents.
The PKKMI also hoped the tour would be a good added value for tourism in Bali.
Author: Tim Driessen