Monthly Archives: November 2010

Bajawa Traditional Villages

Flores is a cacophony of cultures. It is roughly divided along five ethnic groups, but in reality there are many more. Traditions and customs vary across very short distances, and often people from one village cannot clearly communicate in their … Continue reading

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There be Dragons Here

Do to an unfortunate ommission caused by the hot weather, rain, volcanoes, and an excess of relaxation, the post about Komodo was lacking in one of its most famous inhabitants. Here come the dragons.

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Co ponawywijali Portugalczycy na Flores?

Wyobrazcie sobie taka sytuacje: jestescie sobie dobrym Chrzescijaninem w Ruteng na Flores. Chodzicie co niedziele do kosciola, dajecie na tace, posylacie dzieci do Pierwszej Komunii itepe. Wasze datki sa wieksze niz waszych sasiadow, bo jestescie dosc bogatym wlascicielem lokalnego moteliku. … Continue reading

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Rozmowy Polsko – Indonezyjskie

1.  Jakis Indonezyjczyk (JI) : Hello Mister! Weronika : Hello. 2. JI: Gdzie idziesz? W : Tam. JI: OK 3. JI : Skad jestes? W: Polandia JI: OK 4. JI: Polandia ma taka sama flage jak Indonezja tylko bialo czerwona, … Continue reading

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Exotic Diving in Komodo

What an amazing five days it has been. We’ve were floating around in the Komodo islands archipelago on a very nice boat. We had warm fresh water to shower in, which does not seem like a big deal, but it … Continue reading

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Off to Dive the Komodos

We are in a small port town of Labuan Bajo on Flores in Indonesia, not far away from the Komodo islands. Last night, we saw one of the most dramatic sunsets ever, and it looks like there will be plenty … Continue reading

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Back in Bali

We returned to Bali. This time, we directed out trusty and not so trusty motorbikes inland and headed for the peaks. Actually, it was already quite dark, so we did not see the peak of Mount Agung volcano, but we … Continue reading

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