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ASAH Indonesian Tour II
March 25 - May 19


Flores, Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT)

25/3 Gedung Wanita, Larantuka - Kabupaten Flores Timur
26/3 Seminari Tinggi Ledalero, Ledalero Maumere
28/3 Universitas Flores, Jl. Soekarno 6-8, Ende
29/3 Seminari Mataloko, Bajawa, Kabupaten Ngada

Pater Emanuel Wero, SVD.
Seminari Tinggi Ledalero, Ledalero Maumere

Nusa Tenggara Timur is a province of Indonesia, located in the eastern portion of the Lesser Sunda Islands, including West Timor. The provincial capital is Kupang. The province consists of about 550 islands, but is dominated by the three main islands of Flores, Sumba, and West Timor. NTT known for the beautiful realm of nature.

Larantuka is a busy little port at the eastern end of Flores, separated by a narrow strait from Pulau Solor and Pulau Adonara. Though always isolated, Larantuka was one of the first to attract European interest.

"Semana Sancta", the week before Easter, is an important time of religious celebration for the devoutly Catholic people of Larantuka. The celebrations center on two religious statues, one of Jesus Christ and one of Virgin Mary. The statue of Jesus is taken from the chapel in Larantuka and is brought on a seven kilometer long procession by land and sea. The procession has eight stops, each representing a major clan of Larantuka (among which are the Mulawato, Sarotari, Amakalen, Kapitan Jentera, Fernandez da Gomez, Diaz Pohon Sirih, and Diaz Vieira de Godinho clans. When the statues of Jesus and Mary are united, they are brought together to Larantuka Cathedral where many devotees attend a Good Friday service that lasts all night.

Maumere is the major centre of the Sikka district, which covers the neck of land between central Flores and the Larantuka district (in the east). This area has been one on the chief centres of Catholic activity in Flores since Portuguese Dominicans arrived some 400 years ago. Maumere has the largest seminary in the world and educates many catholic priests. The place is called Seminari Tinggi Ledalero. It's situated in the hill of Ledalero... on the way to Nita.

Ende is a pleasant port town that is surrounded by fine mountain scenery. The cone of Gunung Meja (661m) rises almost beside the airport, with the larger Gunung Iya occupying a promontory south of Gunung Meja. People can visit Kelimutu from Ende, a mountain with three lakes set in deep craters.
Situated in the Regency of Ende, East Nusa Tenggara, is The University of Flores, the first university on the island.

Bajawa is a small hill, quiet, clean and cool town surrounded by volcanic hills, with the 2245 m Gunung Inerie looming large to south. Near the town, there are many places to see, such as villages (still retain their traditions / customs) volcanoes, hot springs, etc. There is also a seminary, which is the oldest  in Flores, founded by W. Schmidt in 1929, called: Seminari Mataloko.

Kupang, Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT)
3/4 Universitas Nusa Cendana (UNDANA), Jln Adisucipto, Penful Kupang
Drs. Djony L. K. Theedens (coordinator for Kupang, Alor and Sumba)
Taman Budaya Dinas P & K, Propinsi NTT.

Kupang is the capital of the East Nusa Tenggara. Its hilly and the central area hugs the waterfront. Many shops and restaurants are around. A museum called The East Nusa Tenggara Museum is worth a look to see, it houses a collection of arts, crafts, and artefacts from all over the province.

Pulau Alor
2/4 Aula Serbaguna Gereja Pola Kalabahi, Depan POLRES Pulau Alor
Coordinator: Mr. Lauva
Kasubdis Kebudayaan
Coordinator: Drs. Djony L. K. Theedens
Taman Budaya Dinas P & K, Propinsi NTT.

is a beautiful island, with some of the best diving spots in Indonesia for experienced divers. The chief town on Alor is Kalabahi. There are a few interesting villages and beautiful beaches nearby. It is worth strolling around the
pasar Inpres in Kalabahi. It has a huge variety of fruits and you will see women making bamboo mats.

, Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT)
6/4 Gedung Nasional Umbu Tipuk Marisi, Waingapu, Sumba Timur
Coordinator: Ibu Dra. Rambu Lika Atahumba
Pembina Utama Muda Dinas Pendidikan Pendidikan Kabupaten Sumba Timur
7/4 Stadium Galatama, Waitabula, Sumba Barat
Coordinator: Camat Waitabula, Bapak Adi, Bapak Benny
8/4 Gedung Serba Guna Karya Siaga, Waikabubak, Sumba Barat
Coordinator: Ibu Rambu

Kepala Dinas Pariwisata

Waingapu is the largest town on the island of East Nusa Tenggara. It is the capital town of the District of Sumba Timur. Sumba Timur's airport 'Mau Hau' is located in Waingapu, and the town is served by ferries from several nearby islands. The town does have a large group of ikat traders who run shops or hang around outside hotels for those interested in Sumbanese textiles.

is located on the main highway between Tambulaka airport and Waikabubak. The town is a useful transport hub with frequent connections to Bondokodi, Waikolo dan Waikabubak.

Waikabubak is the capital of West Sumba Regency. Waikabubak is the second largest city on Sumba island after Waingapu. Waikabubak has traditional clan house sand small graveyards of old stoneslab tombs carved with buffalo-horn motif.

Sumatra Barat

29/4 STSI Padang Panjang, Jln. Bundo Kanduang No. 35, Padang Panjang, Sumatra Barat
Coordinator: Bapak Martarosa, S.Sn., M. Hum.
Sekolah Tinggi Seni Indonesia PadangPanjang.

Padangpanjang, 19 km from Bukittinggi, is the main town along the way. Its interesting for its conservatorium (ASKI) of Minangkabau culture, dance and music. Padangpanjang is a comfortable morning or afternoon trip from either Padang or Bukittinggi.


9/5 Taman Budaya Ambon, Jln. Karang Panjang atau Gedung Pertemuan Xaverius, Ambon
Coordinator: Lembaga Antar Iman (partner for Ambon, Sorong and Ternate)
Contact: Bapak Elya Muskitta
Advance Maluku,

is a city founded by Dutch in 1517. Kota Ambon is the capital of Maluku. Ambon has a number of interesting sites of historical and cultural interests. Among them are the remnants of some old forts built by the Dutch East Indies Company during the heydays of the spice trade and the Siwa Lima Museum with its local arts and crafts collection.

Irian Jaya
12/5 Gedung Pertemuan Pemda atau di gereja, Sorong
Coordinator: Lembaga Antar Iman
Contact: Bapak Elya Muskitta
Advance Maluku,

Sorong is a coastal city in West Papua, eastern Indonesia. It is a base for diving, trekking, and bird-watching tours. From Sorong people can visit Pantai Casuari (Cassowary Beach) which is ideal for swimming and snorkelling. The best outing from Sorong is to Pulau Jefman, which offers some walking trails and pleasant beaches.

15/5 Ternate
Coordinator: Lembaga Antar Iman
Contact: Bapak Elya Muskitta
Advance Maluku,

Ternate is an island and town in the Maluku Islands (Moluccas) of eastern Indonesia, located off the west coast of the larger island of Halmahera. The islands were the world's single major producer of cloves, upon which their sultans became among the wealthiest and most powerful sultans in the Indonesian region. Today, Ternate is the largest town in the province of North Maluku.



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