Flores indonesia people. Nicknamed hobbit is an extinct species in the genus homo. Land and people flores. The island of flores. The serpentine 670km trans flores hwy runs the length of the island skirting knife edge ridges brushing by paddy fringed villages and opening up dozens of areas few tourists explore.
Homo floresiensis flores man. We loved visiting local villages and learning about their customs and traditions. Culture nature cruising adventures and more. It was a fascinating trip with beautiful scenery and friendly people.
The amazing thing though is their brains were a third our size. Wallacean islands are interesting because they have rarely if ever been connected via land bridges to either the asian continent to the west or the greater australian continent to the east. There are many small islands on the water of flores such as rinca ende adonare tomblem pador besar pomana babi pamana and palu. Flores is one of the main islands of east nusa tenggara which are consist of flores sumba komodo solor alor roti and west timor.
Local people throughout eastern indonesia today tell legends of the little people they call ebo go go. Flores island belongs to indonesia the biggest archipelago on earth that consists of more than 17000 islands between asia and australia. Among all islands containing indonesian territory flores is the 10th most populous after java sumatra borneo kalimantan sulawesi new guinea bali madura lombok and timor and also the 10th biggest island of indonesia. Flores is one of many wallacean islands which lie east of wallaces line and west of lydekkers line.
Flores the island given a pretty but incongruous portuguese name by its 16th century colonists has become indonesias next big thing. My family spent three days on flores exploring kelimutu an indonesia volcano with three different coloured lakes at its peak and its surrounding villages. 15 best things to do in flores indonesia instead many people come to this island which sits next to lombok for its underwater vistas as this is said to be one of the best places in world to go diving. Floresiensis clung on for far longer possibly because resources were much richer than in frigid high latitudes.
Flores is located to the east of bali and belongs to the small sunda islands.