Alor

The most easterly segment of the Lesser Sunda island chain is known as the Alor Archipelago, of which Alor Island is the largest. Here, smouldering volcanoes stair-step down into crystal clear waters fringed by pristine coral reefs and white-sand, palm-lined beaches, while traditional villages are built halfway up mountains.

 

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Tribal Weaving of the Lesser Sunda Islands with David & Sue Richardson

Together we will explore the extraordinary ancestral traditions and amazing landscapes of the Lesser Sunda Islands, where textiles are the predominant form of artistic expression. Every region has its own unique textile culture, its own style of dress, and its own motifs.
May 2018
13 days / 12 nights