04 August 2014, Monday, 15:32

Disabled people from Bashkiria went to the Crimea by car

author: Gulfiya Akulova

Bashkir disabled people who went in a car travel over cities in Russia on July 25, reached the capital of the Crimean Republic — city of Simferopol. Recall that the car trip for people with disabilities was initiated by a regional public organization of wheelchair users "Alternative". The motor rally was organized at the expense of sponsorship funds.

Nine vehicles, including two mini buses participate in the project. Among 40 participants of the rally there are people citizens Ufa, Ust-Katav, Octyabrsky, Beloretsk, Tuimazy, Sterlitamak, Iglino.

All the way through the length of more than two thousand kilometres the rally was accompanied by local traffic police patrols.

The final destination of the rally is Sevastopol. Travelers are planning to have a rest for a week on the coast of the Black Sea. They will also meet with local disability organizations and hold a festival of tourist songs. The rally participants are going to return to Ufa on August 15.