Jun 262011

Waerebo village

The traditional village of Wae Rebo lies in the heart of Flores island, East Nusa TenggaraIndonesia. Perches high on the cool Todo forest, Manggarai, Flores, one of the unique offers of this village is its professionalism on handling tourists. This is result of an advance understanding and implementation of community knowledge management: turning knowledge into community asset.

Previously unexplored, the village holds probably the only traditional houses in Flores. These houses are not the oldest but built by following original design and following traditional norms. The village – as in other areas in East Nusa Tenggara province – is bound to tradition and culture. Continue reading »