Luba is a traditional Ngada village located at 870m of altitude in the mountains along the southern coast of Flores, about 20km inland and a few km south of Bajawa and not far from the Bena village. It consists of two rows of houses on a terraced slope, built with traditional materials such as bamboo and thatched roofs and a central square with animistic shrines (Ngadhu and Bhaga) and megalithic stone structures used for religious purposes. Right outside Luba there is a school for the children.
01 Luba 02 High thatch-roofed houses
03 Luba 04 High thatch-roofed houses 05 Black and white threads
06 Ngadhu shrines 07 Buffalo horns 08 School
09 Luba village 10 Tombs 11 Tombstone
12 Thatch roof detail 13 Woman weaving cloth
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