BIRD GUIDE TRAINING Mbeliling Mountain Ecolodge – Flores, 14 -19 September 2020 -Scroll kebawah untuk terjemahan dalam Bahasa- The view from the Mbeliling Ecolodge – miles of forests, the plain, the sea, the islands… The Flores night was pitch black as the group of three tried to move silently through the forest, following the strange coughing call of the Moluccan Scops owl, but hoping for the rare Flores Scops owl. At last they caught […]
REPORT on PROGRAMS FOR OUR SURVIVAL AS A CONSERVATION COMPANY
Introduction The COVID 19 virus caused business in Ecolodges Indonesia to cease within two weeks of late February and early March 2020. With only six months liquid funds available, all 89 staff took massive salary reductions, some up to 80%, and part time work to help the company survive over a period of 18 – 24 months. Most of our staff have served ELI for more than 10 years in their different locations. During this […]
What our staff are doing and achieving at all our lodges.
One of the great achievements of Ecolodges Indonesia has been to instill a feeling of ownership of the company in most of our staff. This has had many positive results including loyalty and a feeling of the importance of a job in this working environment. Now, when the Indonesian part of the company has been cut off from face to face contact with its worldwide support group, a further vital characteristic has developed, namely, a […]
Art Adventures in Indonesia.
Wildlife holidays in Borneo, cultural visit in Borobudur Jogjakarta or birdwatching in Raja Ampat are just some examples of adventure activities that can you do in Indonesia. Indonesia’s tourism is well-known for several good reasons, such as culture, heritage, and beautiful nature. Indonesia inhabited by a large number of animals, including some unique endemics species. There is a special kind of tour that is about Painting and sketching the landscape around helps you to engage […]
Maria Surni: Learning about Conservation as Ecolodges Indonesia Staff Since 2005
Maria Alvensia Surni, born in Rangga Watu – Flores in 1985. Originally from Flores, she is one of the longest-serving staff of Ecolodges Indonesia. She started working in Bajo Komodo Ecolodges (the lodge has transformed into a resort hotel under new management) from 2005 to 2017. At the end of 2017, after giving birth to her second child, Maria Surni decided to stop only to returned to join Ecolodges Indonesia in 2019. As for now, […]
Mbeliling Ecolodge: Marooned Between Landslides
Meryl and Alan Wilson and the team of Ecolodges Indonesia have been building a new lodge, Mbeliling Ecolodge as a part of Trans Flores Safari tour. It lies 820 metres above the port of Labuan Bajo and the Komodo Islands one hour up to a sinuous road to the Mbeliling ecolodge range. Alan was away on business at the Kelimutu lodge on the other side of the island. Mbeliling Unexpected Natural Disaster Rain thrashed the […]