Cycling in Flores, Indonesia

The Flores Bike Adventure

Destination: East Nusa Tenggara more specifically Maumere. Getting there seemed to be an adventure in itself as we were greeted at Jakarta International airport with a cancelled sign and no real possibility of another flight. Eventually we were loaded bikes and all on to a Garuda flight to Denpasar. Unfortunately, we had missed our connecting[…]

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Kanawa island, Flores

Kanawa Island, Crystal Clear Waters And Fine White Sand

Kanawa is everyone’s image of paradise – crystal clear waters, fine white sand and the gently lapping of water at your feet. Kanawa is a small, picturesque island just off the coast of Labuan Bajo, Flores. Getting there is very easy and there are numerous ways to access the island. You can take a boat[…]

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East Nusa Tenggara, Lesser Sundas Islands

Hunting Exoticism Of East Nusa Tenggara

Forest steppe, clear blue sea, mountains in the background, and ancient lizards make East Nusa Tenggara a proper combination for exclusive small group tours. Event without five-star hotels with thousands of rooms, East Nusa Tenggara really fits for incentive tours in small groups. The province has exotic culture, landscapes, as well as stunning flora and[…]

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Rinca Island Trekking, East Nusa Tenggara

The Komodo Dragons On Rinca Island

Rinca is the lesser-visited island in comparison to Komodo but this shouldn’t put you off a visit. Rinca has a larger population of dragons than komodo, which makes viewing these dragons far more accessible than on Komodo. Rinca is the closest island to the town of Labuan Bajo, Flores and the boat ride to Rinca[…]

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Kupang, West Timor, East Nusa Tenggara

Travel To West Timor, East Nusa Tenggara

The history of Timor reads like ‘Lord of the Flies’ yet even more venomous and conflicted where Head Hunting used to be the islands pastime. Small Kingdoms were pitied against each other in eternal battles for land, resources and pride. Chieftains loyalties and alliances changed with fortunes and political tides. Then something happened that caused[…]

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Warinding Hill, Sumba

Visiting Sumba Island

Sumba is known by many as the islands of spirits as the island has a reputation of holding many funerals. This being said Sumba isn’t all about the celebration of the afterlife, the island is also famous for it’s ikat fabric weaving that is prominent throughout East Nusa Tenggara. The one festival of interest that[…]

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Ngella traditional village, Flores

Ende, The Largest Town in Flores

Ende is the largest town in Flores and is deemed to be the most important with its harbor serving other destinations around the archipelago. For the tourist, travelling to Ende can be a necessary transit onto Kelimutu. The town of Ende isn’t too appealing as it is a very hot and dusty place with it[…]

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The amazing of the crater Kelimutu lake

Kelimutu Lake, The Crater Lake At The Top Of Kelimutu Mountain

If you ever find yourself on the floral island of Flores, don’t overlook the beauty of Kelimutu Lake. Kelimutu is a crater lake that is located at the top of Kelimutu Mountain. The beauty of this lake lies in its uniqueness not found anywhere else on our planet, because the lake holds waters of three[…]

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Lembata island, East Nusa Tenggara

Lembata, The Tourism Island

Lembata is a place that will captivate your imagination with its unique customs and very friendly people. If you come here expect to extend your stay a little longer, as most travellers get caught up in the magic and unique customs of the people that live here. You will probably arrive on Lembata through the[…]

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Alor, East Nusa Tenggara

Travelling To Alor, The Wild Paradise

Alor is a place that most travellers never quite get to. This being said, for those who venture this Far East in the Nusa Tenggara chain will be met by nothing short of a wild paradise. You will be greeted by a very rugged, mountainous island and pristine waters that have become in recent times[…]

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Nemberala Beach, Roti island

Roti Island, The Hidden Paradise Of Nusa Tenggara

Roti is becoming increasingly popular with surfers in search of that perfect wave. It can be said that these surfers aren’t disappointed with what they find here as the island is starting to gain international recognition. Most of the surfers that arrive on Roti generally come from Kupang on Timor. The ferry crossing takes approximately[…]

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Caci Whip Fighting

Ruteng, Another Exotic Town Of East Nusa Tenggara

Ruteng is a town surrounded by intricate winding valleys high up in Flores mountains. Ruteng can be found around 140 km east of Labuan Bajo and most travellers use this town as an opportunity to rest overnight on their way to Moni, Kelimutu. The town is the capital of the Manggarai district and boasts to[…]

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Maumere Bay Marine Park

Maumere, One Of The Best Dive Sites in Indonesia

Maumere was regarded as one of the best dive sites in the whole of Indonesia. That was until a devastating earthquake and Tsunami hit the area in 1992 causing widespread damage on land as well as under the waters too. Happily life has returned to Maumere however signs of the devastation live on as you[…]

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Padar island, Flores

Flores Is Definitely A Place For The Adventurer

Flores is one of three main islands in the East Nusa Tenggara region. This province alone consists of over 550 islands but it is Flores, Sumbawa and Sumba that dominate the map. Flores was named by Portuguese sailors who came across this flowery island in the 1500’s. Until this day the name truly reflects its meaning[…]

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Labuan Bajo

Labuan Bajo, The Gateway To Komodo

Labuan Bajo is a small town on the western most tip of Flores. Visitors to this town are usually here for one thing only and that is adventure. Labuan Bajo is a great jumping off spot for the islands of Komodo and Rinca where you will be greeted by these huge dragons roaming freely around[…]

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