13 June 2012
Bajawa, Flores, Indonesia
The traditional dwellings have large tall roofs. They are empty. Has something to do with smoke collection and ventilation. Building a village house is expensive. The materials and labor are cheap but each day of the construction you should sacrifice an animal for food and good luck. The heads or horns of the sacrifices made during construction will be displayed at your home forever.
I'm level, the ground is crooked!
Volcano photo-bomb! In Indonesia there is always a volcano in the background.
Large gender separated family dwellings. So you live in the same house as your cousin, but not your mother or sister.
Big roof. Nothing in here, just empty space.
Offering hut, drying coffee.
What was sacrificed for this house.