Tag: solor

LET’S SUPPORT SLOW TEXTILE PRODUCTION, AND HELP SAVE OUR PLANET

LET’S SUPPORT SLOW TEXTILE PRODUCTION, AND HELP SAVE OUR PLANET

LET’S SUPPORT SLOW TEXTILE PRODUCTION, AND HELP SAVE OUR PLANET. Keeping the textile production going is great, but equally important to keep the textile culture alive and to respect the environment along the journey. Our involvement is not just about encouraging ikat production for economic…

FROM LEMBATA TO LARANTUKA WITH LOVE – THE FAST BOAT CROSSING

FROM LEMBATA TO LARANTUKA WITH LOVE – THE FAST BOAT CROSSING

Time passes Feelings changed Friends leaves One day the memories might fade …but my heart will never forget!!   I woke up really early on the morning of the 3rd of March 2020. I had a bit of sore throat, didn’t sleep well the night…

Exploring Solor’s Textiles and Culture 2020 – At Bubua Tagamu Village, South Coast of Solor

Exploring Solor’s Textiles and Culture 2020 – At Bubua Tagamu Village, South Coast of Solor

Solor is a small island in the Solor archipelago. on 27th-29th February 2020, Piter Ame of Yayasan PKBM Bensa Ema has invited us to visit several weaving villages around West Solor to learn about their ceremonial textiles, both old and new motifs. This photo was taken…

WELCOME TO LAMAWOHONG, A LOVELY VILLAGE IN WEST SOLOR.

WELCOME TO LAMAWOHONG, A LOVELY VILLAGE IN WEST SOLOR.

For those of you who haven’t visited Easter Indonesia, you probably haven’t heard of Solor, Lembata, Alor and Adonara islands. These islands are located in the Lesser Sunda Islands, sandwiched between Flores sea and Savu sea. These small islands of Eastern Indonesia are still considered…