Approximately 2,000 fans of adventure travelers from 18 countries enliven the event titled ” Asia Pacific Hash ( ASPAC ) in 2014 ” in Bali from May 8 .
" They will be visiting places of nature tourism , historical relics , enjoying traditional culinary to stay in people’s homes . Clearly hasher ( pedestrian ) does have a penchant for blusukan into villages looking for a unique experience while traveling and exercising , "said Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy ( Menparekraf ) Mari Elka Pangestu while leading the implementation of these activities coordination meeting in Denpasar , on Monday ( 21/04/2014 ) .
According to Mari , full activity titled ” Wonderful Adventure Indonesia : Asia Pacific Hash ( WAI : ASPAC 2014 ) ” was an initiative of Kemenparekraf are seen to provide a broad double effect of tourism for the community , look in the mirror of the success of the implementation of the International Hash in Borobudur , Central Java in 2012 .
Activities to be conducted from 8 to 13 May 2014 , is not only held in Bali , but also in Lombok , NTB , Labuan Bajo and Komodo Island , NTT .
Especially for Bali , the event was held in 8-10 May 2014 . Participants will visit and explore the Sanur Beach ( Denpasar ) , Sangeh ( Badung regency ) , the Heroes Cemetery Margarana ( Tabanan ) , Tampaksiring ( Gianyar ) , and Goa Lawah ( Klungkung ) . Route of the three variations , namely 5 kilometers , 7 kilometers , and 12 kilometers .
The 18 countries that signed up for the event , namely, Australia , Austria , Brunei Darussalam , China , Denmark , the Netherlands , England , Germany , India , Indonesia , Japan , Malaysia , New Zealand , Philippines , Singapore , Taiwan , United States , and England .
Interhash 2012 www.asiapacifichash2014.com Borobudur in Magelang , Central Java
" Travelers with special interest as it would be more advantageous because of their long residence in Bali is usually up to three weeks with an average expenditure during the tour reached 3,000 U.S. dollars per traveler . Imagine 2,000 people who participated in the ASPAC , living alone multiplied . General if foreign tourists are usually just spent 1,140 dollars , " says Mari .
Meanwhile , Chairman of the Committee in 2014 ASPAC Supriyadi adds nothing unique to be shown the ” hasher ” at the opening ceremony that all the participants would use the women’s clothing is red ( red dress ) .
" These activities coupled with a fundraiser at the same time that outcome will be donated to the temple , orphanage or banjar ( hamlet ) in Bali . Though using red costume , we assert there is no political element at all , " he said .
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At the meeting , also delivered the ability several districts / cities in Bali for the success of the budget allocated ASPAC 2014. Kemenparekraf allocated Rp 3 billion of the total budget of Rp 6 billion .