Tag Archives: Ikat

Leaving Indonesia

Including Indonesian Incidentals About Ikat About Rice Cultivation, About Transport We checked out of Indonesia at Belitung, an island to the east of Sumatra, and then ran the gauntlet of fishing boats and thunderstorms through to Singapore. During this passage … Continue reading

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Nusa Tenggara

Lembata, Maumere, Riung and Labuanbajo Like Alor to the east our next main stops at Lewoleba (Lembata), Maumere, Riung and Labuanbajo (all on Flores) are part of the island group Nusa Tenggara. We arrived at Lewoleba Lembata beating against 30kn … Continue reading

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Eastern Indonesia – Saumlaki and Kalabahi

  Our arrival in Saumlaki was a new cultural experience.  As we approached the town on Pipistrelle we came across bamboo fish traps.  These floating structures are as big as small bungalows, are generally not lit at night, and are … Continue reading

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