Travel Blogs from Sumba, Indonesia

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Nihiwatu: more than just surfing, Sumba, Indonesia travel blog

Nihiwatu: more than just surfing

A travel blog entry by wickens

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Whilst Brad's main focus for the week was on getting to grips with the basics of surfing, we all did do some other fun activities.  The staff of the hotel laid on a couple of really fun events:  one night was a horse-racing night, with horses ...

Nihiwatu: heaven is a place on earth, Sumba, Indonesia travel blog

Nihiwatu: heaven is a place on earth

A travel blog entry by wickens

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... animals, and the odd herd of water buffalo wandering in the fields.  They quickly realised that Sumba is incredibly poor - one of the poorest islands in Indonesia - and made direct comparisons to their own lives.   Then we arrived at Nihiwatu. ...

Heaven has a conscience, Sumba, Indonesia travel blog

Heaven has a conscience

A travel blog entry by wickens

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... is ploughed back into the local community. This is done partly by employing local staff (97 %are locals) and partly through the Sumba Foundation which is a charity set up to fund specific projects. The main focus is to provide water to villages nearby, as ...

Surf's up in Heaven, Sumba, Indonesia travel blog

Surf's up in Heaven

A travel blog entry by wickens

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The ocean is the main focus at Nihiwatu, and especially the main wave. A classic indonesian reef break. The place is phenomenally proffessionaly managed as there is little doubt the sea is dangerous here. They only let 10 surfers out on to the wave at ...

Sumba and Indonesia Report, East of Waingapu Sumba, Indonesia travel blog

Sumba and Indonesia Report

A travel blog entry by cboyum

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... . What Did You Catch It On?: Fish Species Size Rod Reel Line Lure Location Ulua 90lbs + Spearing Rail Gun Reel NA Sumba, Indonesia shot by Cameron Nillson Fishing Tips: Spearfishing, Eye contact.. Avoid eye contact as much as possible on your ...

Tarimbang, Sumba, Indonesia travel blog

Tarimbang

A travel blog entry by beachbum78

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... !! Schildkroeten, Reefsharks und beim rauspaddeln taucht 5Meter neben mir ein kleiner Finnwahl auf um Luft zu schnappen, woooooow... Sumba ist noch dermassen vom Tourismus verschohnt geblieben, kam mir manchmal wie ein "Alien" vor wenn mich all die ...

Tempat Kunjungan Wisata Di Sumba Timur. NTT., Sumba, Indonesia travel blog

Tempat Kunjungan Wisata Di Sumba Timur. NTT.

A travel blog entry by rudal2008

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Sekedar berbagi cerita dan informasi pariwisata. Oleh: Pariwisataboy. Kabupaten Sumba Timur ibu kotanya Waingapu dengan julukannya "Matawai Amahu Pada Njara Hamu" yang artinya mata air yang jernih dan padang rumput kuda yang hijau. Dan ini terbukti bahwa ...

Tempat Kunjungan Wisata Di Sumba Barat. NTT., Sumba, Indonesia travel blog

Tempat Kunjungan Wisata Di Sumba Barat. NTT.

A travel blog entry by rudal2008

Sekedar berbagi informasi pariwisata. Oleh: Pariwisataboy. Kabupaten Sumba Barat ibukotanya Waikabubak dengan julukannya:"Pada eweta manda elu" yang artinya padang rumput kuda yang hijau dan terbentang luas.Kabupaten ini sudah di mekarkan menjadi 3 ...

megalitic, Sumba Island, Indonesia travel blog

megalitic

A travel blog entry by unknown4fun

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Mr. Ali, Sumba, Indonesia travel blog

Mr. Ali

A travel blog entry by finnegan2012

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... – like George Costanza said, "There’s nothing wrong with manure." I have an annoying lingering cold. When I first arrived on Sumba, it started and I actually didn’t surf the first day. Now, I feel better, but I sniffle and sneeze and run ...

Wackybubak, Sumba, Indonesia travel blog

Wackybubak

A travel blog entry by finnegan2012

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... blog. :) According to my computer, today is Friday. I got here on Monday, and I have at least another week to go. Everything about Sumba is difficult except for the surf and the resort. I had about $30-$40 stolen from my bag on the beach while I went ...

Aloha from the Aloha Hotel, Waikabubak, Sumba, Indonesia travel blog

Aloha from the Aloha Hotel

A travel blog entry by finnegan2012

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I'm in the dirtiest Internet cafe I've ever seen, in one of the ugliest towns I've ever seen. But it's down the block from my hotel (the Hotel Aloha) and the Mets are in second place, six games over .500 so all is well. I'm going to try to download as ...

Butterflies and eagles and flat surf, Sumba, Indonesia travel blog

Butterflies and eagles and flat surf

A travel blog entry by finnegan2012

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... were wondering). Surf is supposed to come up tomorrow. But I’d like to talk to Mr. Ali about going on a tour. I like Sumba Nautil. I feel safe here. But my journey here is not just about surfing every day and eating great food (although if ...

Sumba is not easy, Sumba, Indonesia travel blog

Sumba is not easy

A travel blog entry by finnegan2012

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... down a huge, wide road that was in fantastic shape. We stopped so I could get water, and then I had another taste of Sumba. I grabbed two bottles and a coke, and I could not for the life of me figure out what numbers the girl was saying. Eventually she ...

Did I really take two buses to get here?, Waikabubak, Sumba, Indonesia travel blog

Did I really take two buses to get here?

A travel blog entry by finnegan2012

So I'm now in Waikabubak, the ugliest little town I’ve ever seen. I’m at the Aloha Hotel, scheduled to check out in about 45 minutes and Mr. Marten, the owner of the homestay at Tarimbang, is coming to pick me up and drive me down there. I ...

Sumba Trip, Sumba, Indonesia travel blog

Sumba Trip

A travel blog entry by sleepy42

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We departed from Surabaya on 08.05am to Sumba Island, NTT and arrived at Sumba Island on 01.30pm.  From Tambolaka Airport we take another trip with a car about 2 hours driving.  The resort we stayed in is about 500m2 above seal level and it ...

the end of the world  heheheheh, Sumba Island, Indonesia travel blog

the end of the world heheheheh

A travel blog entry by unknown4fun

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need more than so.......small town .............beautiful culture view,and nature ...

SELAMAT DATANG KE PULAU SUMBA - INDONESIA, Sumba, Indonesia travel blog

SELAMAT DATANG KE PULAU SUMBA - INDONESIA

A travel blog entry by pariwisataboy

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Pulau SUMBA yang terletak di propinsi Nusa Tenggara Timur Indonesia sudah banyak mengundang wisatawan mancanegara maupun lokal/Domestic untuk datang berkunjung. Kalau dilihat dari udara atau ( saat kita berada didalam pesawat lalu melihat kebawah ) ...

Jun 20, 2012, Sumba Island, Indonesia travel blog

Jun 20, 2012

A travel blog entry by sumba_landscape

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