Category: culture

SUMATRA : WAY KAMBAS NATIONAL PARK

SUMATRA : WAY KAMBAS NATIONAL PARK 27 May – 4 June 2012 Richard Webb (guigna@aol.co.uk) INTRODUCTION After two unsuccessful attempts to see Sunda Clouded Leopard in Borneo and two unsuccessful attempts to see its mainland counterpart in Thailand, reports of sightings in Way Kambas lead me to spend a week there in May 2012 particularly with the outside chance of Asian Tapir and a host of other species as well. Unfortunately the leopard eluded me […]

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CONSERVE OUR WORLD

CONSERVE OUR WORLD Conserve our World is the name for the most important program of our Foundation the Indonesia Conservation Foundation – Our World https://ecolodgesindonesia.com/conservation-foundation/ numbered Program 3.2 on the website. 3.2 Conserve Our World through tree planting With the assistance of World Relief Australia (WRA) and VET LOVE (VL), both based in Queensland, this program has been given a large boost and is now our largest program. We wish to use a local NGO […]

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ABOUT OUR TOUR Bena Village – The Megalithic Village in Bajawa, Flores.

ABOUT OUR TOUR Bena Village – The Megalithic Village in Bajawa, Flores.    The Bena village – Bajawa – Flores Bena can be reached around 7-8 hours via road trip from our Mbeliling Mountain Ecolodge in West Flores. It is the most famous and also most visited village in the Ngada District. With its impressive stone formations and ancestral shrines, as well as traditional houses, Bena has turned into a signpost for Ngada culture.  All our tours […]

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ANIMAL SIGHTED AT OUR LODGE The White-winged Wood Duck

ANIMAL SIGHTED AT OUR LODGE The White-winged Wood Duck The white-winged duck or white-winged wood duck Asarcornis scutulata is a large species of duck, formerly placed in the genus Cairina and allied with the dabbling ducks. However further analysis has indicated a monotypic species The white-winged duck – photo by Hariyono Historically, the white-winged duck was widely distributed from north eastern India and Bangladesh, throughout South East Asia to Java and Sumatra. It is now […]

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OUR CURRENT LODGES UPDATE – JANUARY 2021

OUR CURRENT LODGES UPDATE – JANUARY 2021 We take this opportunity to go back to basics. The Four Lodges, in Kalimantan, Sumatra and Flores and the Bali office, are vital to the existence of ECOLODGES INDONESIA and the CONSERVATION Programs. They have to be kept spotless and free from mould and termites, our biggest enemies. Under the guidance of Ibu Emi, each manager sends Whats App photos of the areas Ibu Emi wants to check […]

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OUR TOUR BRAJA HARJOSARI – STORY ABOUT A VILLAGE AT THE BORDER OF WAY KAMBAS NATIONAL PARK. 

OUR TOUR BRAJA HARJOSARI – STORY ABOUT A VILLAGE AT THE BORDER OF WAY KAMBAS NATIONAL PARK.  Way Kambas National Park (WKNP) consists of 1,300 square kilometers of swamp forest and lowland rainforest. It has long been known for its significant population of Sumatran Elephants as well as Sumatran Tigers, Macaques, Siamang Gibbons, Malayan Tapirs, and over 300 recorded bird species including the endemic White Winged Duck. Currently, there are around 22 villages whose locations […]

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