pasola war

Jet Set to Indonesia’s Sumba Island for the enthralling Pasola War Festival 2019
Jet Set to Indonesia’s Sumba Island for the enthralling Pasola War Festival 2019

Jet Set to Indonesia’s Sumba Island for the enthralling Pasola War Festival 2019

Sumba Island, between Bali and Australia, was once renowned for its vicious clan warfare, slave raids and headhunting. These days, that violent history has given way to pasola, a series of mock battles to welcome the harvest. The event is…