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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…
Part 3 : birth, mariage and funerals in Sumba. Plus some elements about feasts and the bitter month period.
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
Part 1 : an introduction to Sumba. History and main features of their culture.
Great scenery, traditional villages and beaches in South Sumba
A tour to the awesome traditional villages surrounding Waikabubak. Lots of thing to discover besides Praijing and Tarung
A few spots located in East Sumba, near Waingapu and Melolo.
A nice and easy hike overlooking Ngada traditional villages near Bajawa.
The land of the Ngada.