Kapokale

LET’S KEEP INDONESIAN TEXTILE HERITAGE ALIVE, WITH THE CULTURE AND TRADITIONS ATTACHED TO THEM.

This photo was taken at the Kapokale Weavers group in Manulondo Village, Ndona, Ende, early this month (March 2020). The smiling ladies are Mama Theresia

WE NEED A GOOD BALANCE BETWEEN CULTURAL PRESERVATION, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND ENVIRONMENTAL PRESERVATION.

These ladies are members of a small weavers group in Larantuka, eastern Flores Indonesia. My team spent half a day here last week, learning about

A day with Weavers of Nggela, Flores, East Nusa Tenggara

Last year, we spent a day with the weavers of Nggela, Flores and learned so much about their culture and local tradition there. The distinctive

Flores Adventure – A day in Bena Village, Ngada Region of East Nusa Tenggara

We left the Manggarai region with amazing memories in our minds. So much we need to celebrate on the beauty of the part of Flores

FLORES ADVENTURE – RUTENG, THE LAND OF THE CACI WARRIORS

Our next stop after Lingko rice fields was Ruteng. Ruteng is a small town on the western end of Flores Island, just a few hours

Flores Adventure – Cancar, The Magical Lingko Spiderweb Rice field

Our journey through Todo was very interesting, passing busy villagers with their busy lives.  We met so many people along the way, particularly curious children.

Flores Adventure – meeting a weaver in Beakondo – Her disability is not her inability

We said goodbye to our hiking buddies in Dintor and to Mr Martin Anggo’s family and set off heading for our next adventure.  After passing a