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Exotic Island Mekobani in East Adonara Island – East Flores

Exotic Island Mekobani in East Adonara Island – East Flores

Lying next to Solor and Lembata, Adonara treasures infinite marine potentials. Besides the black sands, some of its waters have white sandy beaches spread along the coasts of a chain of uninhabited small islands. One of them is Mekobani, an island located in eastern Adonara. If Larantuka is your starting point – reachable within two […]

February 4 2013 | Posted in Flores Tourism, Larantuka, Mekobani Island | Read More »

Lewokluok Ikat Hand Weaving in East of Flores Island Indonesia

Lewokluok Ikat Hand Weaving in East of Flores Island Indonesia

If you get infected with ‘ikat-passion’ during your Flores trip, Lewokluok is a place that will fill a collector’s heart with awe. Tiny Lamaholot Village is famed for its ikat, or kwatek kinge in the local language. What makes their ikat unique and therefore a sought-after handicraft, are the small, sewn-in seashells, which are collected […]

November 3 2011 | Posted in Flores Tourism, Larantuka, Lewokluok Village | Read More »

Mount Egon Active Volcano on the east of Flores Island Indonesia

Mount Egon Active Volcano on the east of Flores Island Indonesia

When talking about East Flores, Kelimutu National Park with its tri-colored crater lakes is definitely the first thing to cross one’s mind. Beyond Kelimutu, there are actually more than twelve volcanoes throughout Flores that are suitable for trekking. Mount Egon is one of them: sitting astride the narrow waist of East Flores, its summit reveals […]

October 29 2011 | Posted in Flores Tourism, Larantuka, Mount Egon East Flores | Read More »

Larantuka : Land of the The Christian in Eastern Part of Flores Island Indonesia

Larantuka : Land of the The Christian in Eastern Part of Flores Island Indonesia

Each year, the week before Easter Sunday,  the town of Larantuka, East Flores, solemnly celebrates the Holy Week, popularly known here as “Semana Santa”.  The pinnacle of these celebrations is the commemoration of Christ’s  suffering on Good Friday by following the stations of the Cross, known here as the “Sesta Vera”.  In Larantuka, prayers center […]

September 27 2011 | Posted in Flores Island, Flores Tourism, Larantuka | Read More »


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