Flores Indonesia; History, Ethnic and Languages

Flores Indonesia; History, Ethnic and Languages Flores is part of Indonesia’s Eastern Islands. It stretches snakelike between the longitudes of 118°–125° E, and between the latitudes of 8°–11° S. The fascinating, strikingly beautiful island is blessed with plenty of natural attractions. There are white sandy beaches and deserted islands, soft-shaped hilly landscapes with beautiful rice […]

Toraja, Nature, Culture and Tribe, South Sulawesi Indonesia

Toraja land, Nature, Culture and Tribe, South Sulawesi Indonesia “Discovered” and opened to the world from their long isolation only since the beginning of the last century, the Toraja today still adhere to their age-old beliefs, rituals and traditions, although many of her people are modernized or have embraced Christianity. When one travels to the […]

Mentawai Islands, Sumatra – Indonesia

Siberut island, Mentawai Islands, Sumatra Indonesia Though not a great distance from the mainland, the Mentawai Islands and its people were kept isolated until the 19th century by strong winds, unpredictable currents and razor-sharp reefs. It’s thought that the archipelago separated from Sumatra some 500,000 years ago, resulting in unique flora and fauna that sees […]