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Wae Rebo is a small secluded village

Wae Rebo is a small secluded village founded a century ago on Flores Island. the village contains traditional thatched houses called Mbaru Niang. These conical houses have five floors, each with a specific purpose. The first floor called lutur or tent is the living quarter of the family.

The second one is called lobo or attic, and it is used as storage for food and goods.

The third floor called lentar contains seeds for the next harvest while the fourth floor called lempa rae contains food stocks in case of drought. Finally, the fifth and the most sacred floor called hekang kode is to present offerings for the ancestors.

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