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A big call out of thanks on behalf of “Java Lava” to Dominggus Koro for his crucial role in our July tour of Flores. Java Lava is a not-for-profit group of enthusiasts with a passion for climbing the volcanoes of Indonesia. Our plan for Flores, under the leadership of Nick, focused on climbing five volcanoes, namely Inerie, Ebulobo, Egon, Lewotobi (Perempuan) and Ile Wukoh (Ledo). Our diverse team comprised of eight nationalities … Jakarta residents and return-travellers from Munich, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Sydney. As with all such adventures, success depends on logistics … transport, accommodation, food, water (and beer), [… Read More…]

Flying two hours north of Bali will bring you to step on the island of Flores. Its exotic beauty had captured the eyes of Portugues sailors who then christened the snake-shaped island into Cabo da Flores. The expression of admiration in colonial time, dating back to 16th century, now becomes the name of the island. Cabo da Flores, or Cape of Flowers, is Flores Island. In world of tourism or holiday destination Flores is reputed for its two highlights. First, Kelimutu National Park which confines majestic piece of nature featured with three colored crater lakes. The lakes occasionally change their [… Read More…]

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