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#Soulfultravel

#Soulfultravel

To make life better for the weavers & village people. To preserve & rejuvenate Indonesian art & culture, especially tenun gedog or hand-woven textile

Toraja

  • Stay with the Weavers by Sa’dan river, learn to weave, lunch cooked by the Weavers. Or stay at a 3-star hotel in Rantepao.
  • Stay with Suloara’ Village people, guided tour to Bamboo forest, snack & lunch cooked by the Village people.
  • Or stay in Banua Sarira (Dinny’s house in Batutumonga)
  • Toraja Cultural Night with traditional dance & music
  • Plus:
    • Sight-seeing tours, including a visit to the local market
    • White-water rafting
    • Attend ceremony, if available
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Mamasa

  • Stay in the Weavers’ houses in Balla hills, learn to weave, meals cooked by the weavers.
  • Or stay at a 3 star hotel in town
  • Hiking to a nearby waterfall
  • Enjoy natural hot spring bath
  • Mamasa Cultural performance with local dance and music
  • Plus:
    • sight-seeing to traditional villages & local market
    • Attend a ceremony, if available

Adonara

  • Fly to Larantuka, then take a small boat across Flores Strait
  • Stay at PEKKA Guest House in Lodan Doe
  • Learn to weave and enjoy organic food, including the famous sorghum and corn, served by PEKKA women
  • Plus:
    • Sight-seeing to traditional villages & sandy beaches

Visit local markets for penetoten-float warp hand-woven textile

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Lembata

  • Fly to Kupang, then take a small plane to Lewoleba airport
  • Stay at PEKKA Guest House in Kerubaki beach
  • Learn to weave and enjoy organic food, including fresh seaweed salad, served by PEKKA women
  • Plus:
    • Sight-seeing to traditional villages, smoking volcano & sandy beaches
    • Visit local markets for the famous natural dye & hand-spun cotton ikat hand-woven textile
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Our Mission

  • To share Toraja Melo’s knowledge and experience
  • Especially to the young generation of Indonesia and beyond

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