About 170km northeast of Kupang and 30km northeast of Kefa lies Tamkesi (also known as Temkessi), a small village in the mountains of West Timor at 820m of altitude. Practically all huts are built in traditional style (round with conical, tree leaves roofs), in an impressive setting on a rocky hill embedded with sharp rocks. The village is simply beautiful. Due to its remoteness (access is only possible via a dirt road and it is very far away from Kupang), the village receives very few visitors. Tamkesi has very few inhabitants, mostly old people. While there I only saw one child.
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