Pasola Sumbas hard fought Harvest Festival February 18th 2009 PASOLA Lamboya 18th February
So we set off again after the false start on 15th, We choose to start late missing the ceremony on the beach and the Nayel worms heralding the commencement of the initial battle between 2 riders before the whole Pasola starts in earnest up on the field.
Previous experience of the dawn start with traditional ceremonies had resulting in us standing a wood for hours wi ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Sumba » Waikabubak The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; the islands were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence after Japan's surrender, but it required four years of intermittent negotiations, recurring hos... ... read more
Travel with my partner mostly South East Asia with Indonesia being the favorite destination. Currently working in Africa after Previously 5 years in Thailand which made Asia our back yard. Its more hassle to get to Asia now but still worth it we meet up in Indonesia usually and then take off wherever during my vacation periods. We are 50ts and love snorkeling and other wildlife related pass times We do of course do other things as well.Have traveled the world for 35 years initially on ships and a variety of other overseas employment we still love it and will continue as long as we can.[worldma... full info