Alor-Ikats

Destination Highlight: Alor Archipelago – Part Two

Sometimes, we divers wish we could stay underwater forever, but since we’re not fish, we must come up to the surface from time to time. However, when it comes to being on the surface in Alor, fish are the ones who will miss out! Let’s discover the highlights of Alor Archipelago’s above water wonders.  Read on for the Alor above […]

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anthias in alor by laura leersnyder

Destination Highlight: Alor Archipelago – Part One

Where in the world is the Alor Archipelago? What is so great about Alor? Here is everything you need to know about the Alor underwater wonders on the Adelaar’s new route starting from October 2018. The Alor Archipelago stretches from Maumere, Flores across the Pantar Strait to the island of Alor. There are many small islands located in this Strait […]

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hindu dance religion

Religions of Indonesia

The six official religions recognized by the Indonesian government are Islam, Protestantism, Catholicism, Hinduism, Buddhism and Confucianism. This does not account for the tribal and ancestral beliefs and traditions, which existed long before explorers set foot on these islands, and long before Indonesia became Indonesia. As previously mentioned, such a diverse and wide country is bound to have a very […]

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