Rote Indonesia

3 days in Rote island

December 23, 2023 Elliot 0

Rote is the southernmost you can get in Indonesia. The island is mostly popular with surfers. Super dry climate most of the year. A key […]


Sabu Island

August 20, 2018 Elliot 9

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

August 13, 2018 Elliot 0

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

August 12, 2018 Elliot 0

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