Nusa Tenggara

South Lombok Beach

South Lombok : a Beach Paradise in Transition

Besides the huge constructions of the Mandalika projects, it is still rather easy to get a virgin and almost empty beach for yourself in Lombok


Sabu Island

A small island lost in the sea between Sumba and Rote. Quite interesting local culture as well as surprising scenery.

Kodi tarik batu

Sumba : Kodi and Southwest Sumba

The homeground of the pasola tradition, Kodi is another very interesting region of Sumba to explore. I was lucky to attend an impressive stone pulling ceremony. A few tons moved only by human labour…

Sumba culture

Sumbanese Culture : the Marapu

Part 2 : the doctrine, some myths about the creation of the world, the role of rato, the classification of spirits and the state of marapu today