Wolosoko: For chocolate lovers

Wolosoko: For chocolate lovers

A perfect destination for those who love chocolate, Wolosoko is a small village near Moni, in Ende. This village is not just any other traditional village; Wolosoko features a charming combination of traditional houses and an organic cocoa plantation where a group of local farmers work together with Cocoa Village Clinic to develop high-quality cocoa crops with the support of LED NTT, a Swiss-Indonesian collaboration project.

When you arrive at the village, the farmers will be more than happy to share with you details on their cocoa farming. They’ll even offer you a glass of delicious hot cocoa while you take in the deliciously cool air of this tranquil village.

Another great point of attraction in Wolosoko is the well-maintained Lionese ceremonial houses. You could also join in Mama Susana’s pottery workshop and learn more about the long-standing local handicraft. This would be a great opportunity for you as the art of pottery making is slowly dying here in this village – Mama Susana is one of the last few women here with the skills in this particular art form.

Travel tips:

–       It might get a little cold so bring a sweater

–       Shops and facilities are located in Ende

–       It is polite to give a little donation before leaving the village

Article Source: http://florestourism.com/districts/wolosoko-cocoa-plantation/
Photo Credit:http://florestourism.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/VCC-Wolosoko-Ende-14Jan2011-9.jpg

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