SURVIVAL UNDER COVID OUR DRIVERS Our series about our staff stories of survival from the effects of COVID 19 continues with an article about our drivers. All our drivers are local, and their expertise has developed during their employment with Ecolodges Indonesia, especially their hospitality knowledge and English skills. Santosing Kubus Tunggal – ELI Central Office Santos was born in Malang – East Java and now lives with the family in Denpasar near our […]
OUR TOUR – LAKE SANO and the WATERFALLS around the MBELILING MOUNTAIN ECOLODGE Apart of the relaxed lodge, the magnificent views and scenery and the bird life, the Mbeliling Mountain Ecolodge (MMEL) has other attractions including cultural aspects, agriculture, village life, and lakes and waterfalls. We wish to concentrate of a tour of the last two mentioned. Sano Nggoang Crater Lake is the largest volcanic in East Nusa Tenggara, with an area of about 5,500 […]
NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2020 – ECOLODGES INDONESIA CONTENTS Introduction Developments – the Lodges Developments – Indonesian Conservation Foundation – Our World Some of the animals seen at our lodges over this period Ecosafari Indonesia The Future INTRODUCTION Since the last Newsletter in June 2020, the COVID global situation has deteriorated affecting predictions on the length of this pandemic. Our original plans were based on an 18 month time-line from April 2020; we now think it […]
OUR COVID REGULATIONS AT ALL OUR LODGES AND OFFICES COVID regulations have rigidly been applied to all management practices in all the lodges as shown in photos. These include: regular sterilization of surfaces after use by staff or guests wearing of suitable protective clothing especially masks and gloves in the kitchen clean hand washing procedures with water basins and alcohol bottles situated all over the property proper check in registration of guests including body temperature […]
MBELILING MOUNTAIN ECOLODGE THE PLACE TO BE DURING LOCKDOWN A tour based at the Mbeliling Mountain Ecolodge has many attractions – a safe COVID environment, peace and quiet, healthy organic food, beautiful scenery, healthy climate, hiking and its main attractions birds. Detlef Davies, a professional birder and investor in Ecolodges Indonesia has highlighted some of the birds seen by Valery Scholaert, a professional Belgian birder https://holisticbirding.wordpress.com/splendid-birding-spot-mbeliling-mountain-ecolodge-flores-indonesia/ There are many more birds often seen or heard […]
ANIMAL SIGHTED AT OUR LODGE – ITS TIME TO MEET A CUTE YOUNG MOLUCCAN SCOPS OWL AT MBELILING ECOLODGE !
ANIMAL SIGHTED AT OUR LODGE. ITS TIME TO MEET A CUTE YOUNG MOLUCCAN SCOPS OWL AT MBELILING ECOLODGE ! For wildlife lovers, this is one of our best birding lodges! This lodge was built to supremely respect the surrounding nature, on the side of Mount Mbeliling. The Mbeliling Ecolodge will give you a chance to see many birds including all four of the Flores endemics, the Flores Hanging Parrot, Flores Monarch, Flores Scops Owl, and […]