Mario Hotel, a pioneer and example

Until 2010 the beach was neglected, it is a great white sandy beach of about 7 Km long, everywhere were big holes where they stole trucks of sand for building purposes. 200 meters from the water edge was all rocky of limestones and very few trees can grow during the 3 months rainy season and the rest of the year was dry and brown. In 10 Oct 2010 (10-10-10) 6 years ago a cornerstones were placed by Governor NTT Fran


Everybody will agree that to boast tourism destination in Sumba is not an easy task, we need to develop the human factor as the most important portion, without which we can not even talk about tourism. Hospitaliity is started with the support of good and friendly men power, then good infrastructure from airports, roads, electricity, water , health and safety. All of these parts are still minimal. When I met the Bup

Many development of Tambolaka Airport ready Feb 2017

The boarding lounge is already great with airconditioning After 7 years of frequent visits to Sumba Barat Daya, we can see many development from time to time at the great airport Tambolaka, the only airport in Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT) that can easily be extended, lengthened and widened and possibly be used to be a great International airport and can be a hub to feed small aircrafts to all islands in NTT and also

150 anak-anak SD Mananga Aba, Loura gembira

    Semua anak anak SD Mananga Aba, ds Karuni, Kec Loura, Sumba Barat Daya dari kelas 1 sampai kelas 6, mendapatkan tas sekolah baru berisi sandals, pakaian olah raga, sabun, odol, sikat gigi, handuk, buku tulis dan buku bacaan dan semua alat2 tulis lainnya dari Rotary Club Bali Kuta, District D3420 Indonesia bagian timur. Rotary Club Bali Kuta sudah memberikan banyak perhatian dengan membuatkan

Pencinta lingkungan pasti sedih melihat ini :

Sebuah potong pantai yang begitu indah Letekonda, Mananga Aba, Sumba Barat Daya, yang konon dalam peta kuning yang dipegang Dinas Kehutanan SBD merupakan bagian dari hutan lindung berupa Hutan Bakau sudah berubah menjadi lobang lobang besar sampai kedasar pantai menjadikan pantai tidak ada nilainya, berikut ini rekaman foto tanggal 10 Dec 2014 : Ini betul betul merusak pemandangan, merusak lingkungan dan

Interesting talks with Mr Markus and Mr Ndara

Mr Markus and Mr Ndara are the new Bupati (Chief) and Vice Bupati of Sumba Barat Daya, with many experiences living and business in the Capital City of Jakarta. They are the Chief and Vice Chief of Sumba Barat Daya that is developing very fast. Start from looking at the Tambolaka Airport, they keep on improving and developing all the time, the run ways is extended everytime until soon B737 200 or 300 can land easil

New chiefs for Sumba Barat Daya

After waiting for about one year, it has been decided by the central Government and inducted by the then Interior minister Gamawan Fauzy, now the Bupati SBD is Mr. Markus D.T and the Vice Bupati is Mr. Ndara. We hope on the leadership of both gentlemen, Sumba Barat Daya will be quicker in development in many ways, the programs from previous government like water and electricity as well as infrastructure must be giv

Bagaimana Pantai Kita Mananga Aba bisa berkembang tanpa listrik ?

Pantai Kita Mananga Aba sesungguhnya mampu menjadi trigger perkembangan kepariwisataan di Sumba yang bisa memberikan banyak dampak dan kesempatan kerja bagi banyak masyarakat sumba. Bila pemda setempat sungguh sungguh memberikan prioritas kerja untuk pariwisata ini seharusnya segera usahakan ada listrik PLN disini, yang akan membuat banyak investor berani untuk membangun. Menparekraf dan jajarannya semestinya jeli

Do you want to know about Sumba Island ?

Sumba island is an Indonesian Southeast Asian island. It is part of the small Sunda Islands and falls within the province of the smaller islands of the Eastern Sunda – NTT (Nusa Tenggara Timur) The island is located south-east of Sumbawa Island, southwest of Flores Island, infront of Komodo Island, west of Timor Island and north of Australia.?It has an area of 11,153 km ², about 220 km long and 40km to more than

Water – water and water, the basic fundamental need

  For many decades in the area of Ramadana, Loura, the people have no clean water and there is not any river near by, all the rain water that is only 4 months a year goes gown deep between the chalk stones at 85 meters deep. The people have to buy water for Rp.150,000 per tank that is considered very expensive if compared to their average income of Rp.200,000 per month. Until we Rotarians prove that w