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Blikon Blewut Museum in Ledolero of Maumere East of Flores Island Indonesia

Blikon Blewut Museum in Ledolero of Maumere East of Flores Island Indonesia

If you want to get a glimpse of Florenese cultural and natural history, prehistory, as well as browse through unique and sometimes curious objects of art and daily life, Maumere’s Blikon Blewut Museum is the place visit. Blikon Blewut Museum is situated on the campus of Sekolah Tinggi Filsafat Katholik Ledalero, which is a well-known […]

October 30 2011 | Posted in Blikon Blewut Museum, Flores Tourism, Maumere | Read More »

Sikka Natar Village in Southern East of Maumere Flores Island Indonesia

Sikka Natar Village in Southern East of Maumere Flores Island Indonesia

The village of Sikka (natar means ‘village’ in the local language), with its pleasant sea view on the south coast, is one of the first places of Portuguese influence and Catholic missionary activity in Flores. Therefore this is a place to take a leap into the past and learn about Sikkanese history, such as the […]

October 30 2011 | Posted in Flores Tourism, Maumere, Sikka Natar Village | Read More »

Liwur Legur Waterfall in Hale Village of Sikka East of Flores Island Indonesia

Liwur Legur Waterfall in Hale Village of Sikka East of Flores Island Indonesia

Liwu Legur, an impressive waterfall located in a forest near Hale Village, is a perfect spot for young-spirited, active travelers in search of thrilling challenges. The hike to the waterfall through amazing scenery as well as the option of rock climbing make Liwu Legur the perfect combination for enjoying nature and getting your adventure kicks.  […]

October 30 2011 | Posted in Flores Tourism, Liwu Legur Waterfall, Maumere | Read More »

Murusobe Twin Waterfalls in Sikka Regency East of Flores Indonesia

Murusobe Twin Waterfalls in Sikka Regency East of Flores Indonesia

Cascading in freefall from about 100 meters, the Murusobe Twin Waterfalls will cause splashing in the surrounding water ponds. Murusobe in the local Lio dialect translates as ‘straight plunge’, with muru meaning ‘plunge’ and sobe meaning ‘straight like a bamboo pole’. Whichever route you take, these impressive twin water falls are worth some beads of […]

October 29 2011 | Posted in Flores Tourism, Maumere, Murusobe twin waterfalls | Read More »

Watublapi Traditional Ikat Weaving of Sikka East of Maumere Flores Island

Watublapi Traditional Ikat Weaving of Sikka East of Maumere Flores Island

Watublapi is a small community in the Sikka district well known for its fine traditional ikat weaving. Whereas many other local weaving communities switched to industrially spun yarn and chemical dyes for the sake of saving time and money, the weavers of Watublapi still use the traditional, handspun yarn made out of local cotton, as […]

October 29 2011 | Posted in Flores Tourism, Maumere, Watublapi Ikat Weaving Village | Read More »

Pemana Islands Offshore Maumere in East of Flores Indonesia

Pemana Islands Offshore Maumere in East of Flores Indonesia

There are plenty of beautiful islands reachable within 1 1/2 hours from Port L. Say. in Maumere. This chain of islands includes Pulau Besar (‘big’ in Indonesian), Pulau Babi (‘pig’ in Indonesian), Pulau Pangabatang, Sukun, Palu’e, Pemana Besar, and Pemana Kecil – also known as Kambing (‘goat’) Island. The Pemana islanders mostly originated from Sulawesi […]

October 29 2011 | Posted in Flores Tourism, Maumere, Pemana Islands | Read More »

Maumere- City on the East Coast of Flores Island

Maumere- City on the East Coast of Flores Island

MAUMERE – NORTH EAST FLORES On the north coast of Flores, roughly equidistant between Ende and Larantuka, MAUMERE was once the visitor centre and best diving resort in Flores. However, since the terrible earthquake of December 1992, it’s been a beaten town, still disfigured by heaps of rubble and unrepaired buildings. The majority of the […]

August 12 2010 | Posted in Flores Island, Maumere | Read More »


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