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nothing to write home about. basic, simple, clean is relative.
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... practiced and met very friendly people wherever we went. I visited weaving villages, pottery villages, cocoa villages, illegal Arak making villages (great fun), a fabulous orphanage and witnessed so much in those two days (totally exhausting!). Hiro was great, he knew exactly what I wanted to see....the real people of Flores and the beauty of the surroundings. The only organised part of the trip, which we had to book for, was to visit a traditional Ikat ...
... in the forest or working crops. Only small children and women are in either village I visit today.
There are no tables set up to sell the goods, but the guide says I can buy anything from any of the women if I want something. They take their goods into Bajawa, which is the official trading post for the tribes, to sell what they make.
There are tombstones in the center of the village, surrounded by the huts. I asked my guide where all the other ...
... or what the asking price is. I think Bajawa must be down the road just a little ways, within walking distance. I start walking in the direction the bus driver pointed.
After 10 or so minutes, it was plain Bajawa was not close by. Maybe I should have taken one of the offers from the motorbike drivers. Then, one of them came riding past me with a local passenger. He asked if I wanted to ride and said he would be back in a few minutes, i assumed after dropping off ...
... up the view I was brought back to reality when I felt an oozing between my toes. Looking down I saw a huge freshly steaming cow pat in which I had just sunk my white flipflopped foot right in the middle of. Being chief photographer Sam was quick to capture the moment. Walking through any subsequent puddles I could find we found a bamboo hut with two pool tables so we entertained the kids by (a) having a girl play and (b) Sam kicking my butt. There was ...
went through a small village where the local kids were in a front
yard playing volley ball. The net was a single piece of string tied
between a tree and a pole. They yelled out at us so we stopped.
Before we knew it Huw was sweating playing volleyball, Celi was
chewing beetle nut with the old ladies and then we all sat down to kopi with half the village. The beetle nut wrapped in some leaf was disgusting,
I am not sure why they eat it, despite ...