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Pora Destination Guide
Delve into Pora in Indonesia
Pora in the region of East Nusa Tenggara is a city in Indonesia - some 939 mi or ( 1511 km ) East of Jakarta , the country's capital .
Current time in Pora is now 06:06 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Makassar " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Watuapi, Watampone, Weetobula, Waingapu, and Waimangura. While being here, make sure to check out Watuapi . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Pora ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Beautiful hiking trail near Ruteng, Flores, Indonesia
Beautiful hiking trail near Ruteng, Flores Indonesia. Visit small village where travellers entertain the local kids. ..
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Manggarai Villages and Markets Around Ruteng, Flores Island, Indonesia
www.TravelsWithSheila.com Tour guides will usually only take you to "tried and true" (along with "safe") restaurants. Deathly afraid that dainty stomachs will rebel. Lunch at Agape Cafe in Ruteng befo ..
The Unusual Spider Web Rice Fields on Flores Island, Indonesia
www.TravelsWithSheila.com Are you ready for the most unique rice fields I've ever seen? Each event on the day's itinerary was a total surprise since very sketchy details were on it. I'd ask Ricardos, ..
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Interesting facts about this location
The Liang Bua is a limestone cave on the Island of Flores, in East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia was the site of the 2003 discovery of a potentially new species of Homo genus, Homo floresiensis, the remains of which are coded LB1, LB2, etc. , after the cave. So far it is the only location in which such remains have been identified.
Located at -8.53 120.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Ruteng is a small town towards the western end of Flores Island, Indonesia. It is the capital of Manggarai Regency. The population is predominantly Roman Catholic, but still preserve the ancient Manggarai custom of caci, which is usually practiced at weddings, and serves as a tourist attraction.
Located at -8.61 120.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Poco Ranakah is a volcano located in the south-central part of the island of Flores, Indonesia. It's tallest lava dome, Poco Mandasawu is the tallest mountain of the island. A new lava dome, named Anak Ranakah (the child of Ranakah) was formed there in 1987. The volcano erupted again in 1991. In 2011, diffuse white plumes were seen rising from Anak Ranakah Dome, although no ash was detected.
Located at -8.63 120.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Pocok Leok is a volcano in the western side of Flores island, Indonesia. The volcano was considered to be an irregular shaped of caldera, but evidence about caldera is problematical. No pyroclastic flow deposits associated with the caldera and its geological records are poorly known. However, Pocok Leok is listed in the active volcano list of Indonesia because of four fumarole activities in the area.
Located at -8.68 120.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
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