East Nusa Tenggara and West Nusa Tenggara
Side by side, West Nusa Tenggara and East Nusa Tenggara featuring the charm of colorful Indonesia. Captivating coastline bordering the golden savanna. Cool natural mountain lake decorated with three colors into massive beauty. At the same time wild horses running free racing, while thousands of fish jumping race over the waves. A bunch of Komodo dragons staring at their natural hunting horizon. The series of adventures in a row of islands in the southern archipelago of is becoming part various beauty of Indonesia.
The Beauty of Nature in Nusa Tenggara
As with other areas archipelago, Nusa Tenggara has an extraordinary natural beauty. With a variety of its advantages, the island of Lombok become one of the most popular tourism icon in West Nusa Tenggara. Tanjung Aan, Kuta Beach and “The Three Gilis” is a small piece of its sparkling charms. The crystal clear white sand bordering turquoisecolored sea water will accompany you while escaping from the hustle and bustle of daily routines.
Not far from the sea surface, you can see the underwater sights decorated with the diversity of marine fauna and flora. With complete services and facilities available, you can leisure throughout the day without worry of traffic disruption in this quiet waters.
You can also enjoy a perfect blend of worship sites with the surrounding natural environment. Your can also see comparable landscape in East Nusa Tenggara. In addition to panorama golden yellow grass savanna, you can also enjoy the beauty of solid rocky beach hugging each island.
The same robustness is also presented by two major mountains in Nusa Tenggara, which Mount Rinjani and Mount Kelimutu. Both offer the experience for you who likes the challenge. Accompanied by a variety of vegetation, you can encountered a spectacular view of the three lakes that emit the poetic color of life at the base of Mount Kelimutu.
Art and Culture
Nusa Tenggara community save tremendous power in maintaining customs and traditions. When visiting the island of Lombok, you can visit the cultural preservation of Sade and Senaru Villages. In these two villages, your eyes will be pampered by architecture that contains thousands of meaning. You can also see simple everyday life of villagers who diligently create a sheet of high artistic merit by simple tools.
Even on the island of Lembata, precisely in the village Lamalera which is only a stone’s throw from Kupang (East Nusa Tenggara capital), you can watch the annual heroic whale hunt. The other heroic tale you can in the Pasola traditional battle conserved in the other corner of East Nusa Tenggara.
For connoisseurs of Nusa Tenggara traditional tone, try to listen to the charming strum of Sasando strings. The play of this traditional musical instruments made of natural materials is believed to be capable of charming anyone who listened.
Overall, daily life of Nusa Tenggara population is a real portrait of peaceful nuances of life in a diversity. Most of the population of the island of Lombok is Muslim. It is characterized by the number of mosques at various corner.
However, this does not preclude their being together with other people of different religion.
As a minority, the Hindus in Lombok island can still run with solemn worship. Even when their house of worship is located right in busy public areas passable by crowd.
The same thing was true of East Nusa Tenggara in the majority of Christian religious communities.
Similarly, people Nusa Tenggara also upholds sportsmanship in preserving cultural diversity and customs that run in their daily activities. All make Nusa Tenggara as a human society is very tolerant of each other.
There are plenty of typical delicious food that you can enjoy here. Starting from a delicious Taliwang chicken, spicy Taliwang plecing kale on the island of Lombok, to horse milk and nutritious whale meat in East Nusa Tenggara. Make sure also that you bring souvenirs of delicious honey that comes from the interior of unspoiled forest.
Nusa Tenggara presenting exotic culinary diversity that you might never have enjoyed or even imagined. A spicy flavor encouraging its taster, while dishes with unique content will open a new adventure for your tongue to hold sway.