Larantuka – the Catholic heart of Indonesia – is near Kupang in Flores, at the far east of the archipelago. An estimated 6,000 Catholic pilgrims visit for the religious festival of Semana Santa – a period that begins on Ash Wednesday and reaches its crescendo on Good Friday. The town boasts three religious statues that washed up on its shores in mysterious circumstances in the 1500s

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