STARTING A NEW YEAR-TAKING STOCK OF OUR ECOLODGES. Without the faithfulness and integrity of all our staff, but particularly our Managers and Office staff, under Ibu Emi, our exceptional Operations Manager, we would have sunk without a trace… Yet here we are in February 2022 , with our nose still just above water, and the Lodges all ready to receive guests as soon as they come. KELIMUTU CRATER LAKES ECOLODGE, Moni Running on a skeleton […]
OUR FOUNDATION NEWS. Harvests Helping Ecolodges Indonesia Survive. The bountiful rain has given a good harvest of rice at the KELIMUTU CRATER LAKES ECOLODGE Farmes and his family worked hard at keeping the Ecolodge rice terraces clean and in good repair, giving a good harvest to be divided between the family and the Lodge, helping augment wages. In addition there have been good harvests of green beans, on the land so carefully prepared by our […]
OUR FOUNDATION NEWS – Update on Agricultural programs. The Ecolodges in Flores and Sumatra end the year on a happy note.
OUR FOUNDATION NEWS – Update on Agricultural programs. The Ecolodges in Flores and Sumatra end the year on a happy note. The rice harvest is golden in the sun, ready for harvesting before Christmas. This gives the family who work the land an income, and a percentage goes to The Kelimutu Crater Lakes Ecolodge, assisting with wages. Frenki, our hardworking security man has grown a magnificent crop of green beans on lodge land, selling 10 […]
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 […]
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 […]