Monthly Archives: September 2015

Flores – Larantuka and the ‘Larantuqueiros’

When the 1511 Portuguese expedition to the Spice Islands led by Antonio de Abreu reached the north-eastern end of Flores they found a promontory which was a landmark for ships sailing this coast. Known as Tanjung Bunga in Malay, the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Archipelago – A Journey Across Indonesia

Book Review: Archipelago – A Journey Across Indonesia, by Ian Burnet This beautifully illustrated and informative book takes the reader on a journey both through the landscape of Indonesia and also back through Indonesia‚Äôs past. It weaves a spellbinding experience … Continue reading

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