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Address: Maumere, Flores, Indonesia

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Friendly people and best place to see weaving ikat

a small village near Maumere, can be reached byt car for about 1 hour from Maumere, capital city of Sikka regency. here are Friendly people and best place to see weaving... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 October 2016
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Flores, Indonesia
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Flores, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

a small village near Maumere, can be reached byt car for about 1 hour from Maumere, capital city of Sikka regency. here are Friendly people and best place to see weaving ikat. Dance performance can be arranged based on booking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

My family visited this small village. We were wormly wellcomed by a group from the village. They shown us how they make their oun craft - all handmade! They were so kind showing us their backyard, they played music on local instruments together with my children.

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

The Christian population of Flores is quite unique. They have small communities, they have churches and local unique cultures with dances, music and clothing with special weaves. As a cultural breakaway session this is worth doing.

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Batam, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2014

When you want the cultural experience of a real "royal" welcome by the locals you have to witness this!! After a 45 minutes drive up in the mountains you are awaiting a welcome blessing by the head of the community followed by some nice music and interesting dances. Then the women have to try out the beetle-nut and the man... More 

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San Rafael, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

Neat village, with much weaving (and shell rosary-craft) and a beautiful old wooden Portuguese church! (Flores is 85-90% Catholic!)

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