The crescent of white sandy beach in the island of Rutong in Riung, Ngada is nearly untouched. The tranquility is a remedy for the soul.

Wonderful Indonesia - Flores, A Perfect Place for Exploring the Extraordinary

When the world is so much fascinated with baffling crop circles, the people in Cancar Village, Ruteng has adopted a tradition of land division called Lingko, spearheaded by a Tu’a Teno, the chief of village. The translation of such tradition and belief of one God, called Mori Kraeng, is seen in this spider-web rice field. A Mangka or an effigy of Mori Kraeng  is actually placed in the center of the circle.

Spider web sawah in Ruteng Cancar, By: Anggun Nugraha

Bintan Island

Bintan is the largest island in the Riau Islands province and one that offers the perfect getaway with its high-end resorts, world-class golf courses, and refreshing coastal atmosphere.

The other highlight of Flores is the untouched islands that offer tranquility as this. The corals are fantastic, where living school of fish and colorful creatures make it a safe home.

The other highlight of Flores is the untouched islands that offer tranquility as this. The corals are fantastic, where living school of fish and colorful creatures make it a safe home.

One of the highlights in Ende is the multihued Kelimutu Lakes. Two of the adjacent lakes display turquoise water during this season, as the other one is dark brown.

One of the highlights in Ende, Indonesia is the multihued Kelimutu Lakes. Two of the adjacent lakes display turquoise water during this season, as the other one is dark brown.

Wayag Island, Raja Ampat : The Ultimate Underwater Beauty

Wonderful Indonesia - Wayag Island, Raja Ampat: The Ultimate Underwater Beauty

In Lamalera, a village in Lembata, east of Flores, people still hunt to support their lives. These traditional villagers are dubbed as one of the exceptional whale hunting tribes.

In Lamalera, a village in Lembata, east of Flores, people still hunt to support their lives. These traditional villagers are dubbed as one of the exceptional whale hunting tribes.

Mount Bromo is an active volcano and part of the Tengger backbone in East Java, Indonesia. It is not the highest peak, but it is the most well known for its beautiful view and caldera. Photo by Andika Saputra - www.indonesia.travel

Mount Bromo is an active volcano and part of the Tengger backbone in East Java, Indonesia. It is not the highest peak, but it is the most well known for its beautiful view and caldera. Photo by Andika Saputra - www.

The gleaming water is extraordinarily refreshing for swimming or snorkeling. Parasols were built although very few people know the island even exists. Rutong Island is only 30 minutes from the harbor of Riung.

The gleaming water is extraordinarily refreshing for swimming or snorkeling. Rutong Island is only 30 minutes from the harbor of Riung.

An Italian family just arrived in Kanawa Island, a few kilometers from Komodo Island. Kanawa Beach offers a fantastic getaway, one of the hundreds of getaways in Indonesia.

An Italian family just arrived in Kanawa Island, a few kilometers from Komodo Island. Kanawa Beach offers a fantastic getaway, one of the hundreds of getaways in Indonesia.

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Rice terraces decorate the hills of Tegalalang (Bali), creating a flawless scene of unmatched beauty.

Rice terraces decorate the hills of Tegalalang, creating a flawless scene of unmatched beauty.

Rice terraces decorate the hills of Tegalalang (Bali), creating a flawless scene of unmatched beauty.

Sunrise from behind majestic Mount Batur, spraying rays onto the beautiful scenery makes for an illuminating morning smile

Sunrise from behind majestic Mount Batur (Bali), spraying rays onto the beautiful scenery makes for an illuminating morning smile.

Fisherman boats are available for rent at the nearby harbor for island hopping. One of the boats insisted to float closer to the fruit bat island. The island is accessible only at noon during the high tide.

Fisherman boats are available for rent at the nearby harbor for island hopping. One of the boats insisted to float closer to the fruit bat island. The island is accessible only at noon during the high tide.

Liang Bua is a cave where Homo floresiensis were found. Their peculiar size to the land is a call for attention to the world of scientific research, a bridge to discover the past for clues of the future.

Liang Bua is a cave where Homo floresiensis were found. Their peculiar size to the land is a call for attention to the world of scientific research, a bridge to discover the past for clues of the future.

Plain rice, cooked meat, vegetables, side dish including the chili paste, were offered to symbolize friendliness and prosperity. The overjoyed visitors almost did not expect such hospitality. Belaraghi was one of their best moments in Flores.

Plain rice, cooked meat, vegetables, side dish including the chili paste, were offered to symbolize friendliness and prosperity. The overjoyed visitors almost did not expect such hospitality. Belaraghi was one of their best moments in Flores.

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