Government of Solok Selatan Region District have a program to make them self as an adventure tourism destination in West Sumatra Province, and they are already develop several facilities of tourisms. As a matter of fact the nature of Solok Selatan itself are available for some adventure tourism. The rivers at Solok Selatan have an ideal drift and whitewater for kayaking or rafting, which are at Batang Liki river – Batang Bangko river – Batang Hari river – Batang Sangir river.
About November18 to 24, 2009 Government of Solok Selatan Region District cooperate with Komunitas Kayak Tirtaseta |the well known kayaking community in Indonesia| will held a Survey of whitewater river in that district region.. About four an international kayaker will attend On this survey and kayaking exhibition.
November 25 to 26, 2009 will continue with Kayaking Exhibition and also Photo Session for the photographers. The photo session event itself is the West-Sumatra.com project which is the site of tourism photograph, its cooperate with Region District Government of Solok Selatan.
For more information you can make contact with:
– Mr. DR. Yul Amri, The Head of Disbudparpora of Solok Selatan Region District. at phone number: 0819 754 7720 and e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
– Mr. Toto Triwindarto, The Chief of Komunitas Kayak Tirtaseta at phone number: 0815 680 6771 – (0813 7449 2464) and e-mail: email@example.com
-Mr. Nofrins Napilus, The owner of West-Sumatra.com at phone number: 0811 91 8008 and e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
So don’t be hesitating to come and join this event. Have a nice kayaking and get some unique photos on it! /r.j