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Sumba on show in Bali

  • Trisha Sertori


GIANYAR | Thu, August 30 2012 | 06:47 am
Sumba on show in Bali

PREMIUM By hand: Francesca Kay (right) with one of her hand dyed, hand loomed ikats. These take five months to create, yet sell for less than US$150, earning Francesca just a dollar a day.Floating in the Savu Sea at the feet of Sumbawa and Flores is the remote island of Sumba.

Its distance from Indonesia’s major population and tourism centers of Java and Bali has protected Sumba’s ancient cultu...