Ambon Bay Festival in Maluku

Ambon Bay Festival in Maluku

From 27th September, it is the Ambon Bay Festival and it lasts for three days. It is held in Maluku where the traditional customs are displayed. Fishing competitions are a tradition. Traditional boat races called Arumbae (war vessels in olden days) Manggurube are also a must in this festival. Besides, there are also Semang Boat races. Women in traditional costumes can be seen manning the Semang boats that has the traditional Maluku outrigger. Following that you can also watch a relay swim race f... [ read more ]

Nusa Tenggara of Indonesia

Nusa Tenggara of Indonesia

 It is also known as the Lesser Sunda Islands is just several miles from Bali. Some popular places to visit is Lombok, Sumbawa, Flores, Timor and Komodo Island. In this post, you will find out more about Lombok in the West Nusa Tenggara and Flores which is in the East Nusa Tenggara. Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara is an island in Nusa Tenggara Barat (NTB) province in Indonesia. It looks like a circular shape but having a 'tail' (Sekotong Peninsula) at the southwest point. Considering its populatio... [ read more ]