Pasola, Ancient War Tradition in Sumba Island

As written by a travel photographer, Barry Kusuma in a daily "Kompas", Friday, April 4, 2014 on its way to the island of Sumba from 25 to 28 March 2014 ago. Still in a row islands in Nusa Tenggara is also known by a variety of unique artistic tradition.

Women of the Water Bearer in Wai Gali Village - Southwest Sumba

The area is known for its beaches, natural beauty of mountains, lakes and rich culture of ancient traditions that originate from the Megalithic era.

Pasola is at war games with riding horses while attacking the opponent with the javelin.

(Source B Kusuma, Kompas Klass /Images Muh Uris, A Ariyanto)


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