Kelimutu, Unique Lake with Three Different Color

Kelimutu is an active volcano that located on the island of Flores, East Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia. The exact location of this mountain village Pemo, Sub Flores, Ende Regency. This mountain has three crater lakes on top. The lake is known as the Three Colors Lake because it has three different colors, namely red, blue, and white. Even so, the colors are always changing over time

The colors on the lake flores has the meaning of each and have the force of nature would have enormous. Blue lake or "Nuwa Tiwu Muri Koo Fai" is a gathering place for the souls of young people who have died. Red lake or "Tiwu Ata Polo" is a gathering place for the souls of those who have died and during her life is always a crime / sorcery. While white lake or "Tiwu Ata Mbupu" is a gathering place for the souls of parents who have died.

This Unique lake was found by Van Such Telen, a Dutch citizen, in 1915. Beauty known as Y. Bouman described in his writings in 1929. Since then the foreign tourists started to come enjoy the lake is known for being haunted for the local community. Those who come not just a lover of beauty, but also researchers who want to know the natural occurrence is very rare.

Morning is the best time to witness the beauty of the lake . Meanwhile, by mid-morning, let alone the late afternoon, usually a lake view would be obstructed by the fog. In addition to watch the lake Kelimutu, can also be witnessed by another natural beauty of National Parks Protection Forest Flores as a lot overgrown with pine and fir trees and twittering birds that inhabit the National Park area.

Kelimutu lake natural wealth is also supported by the cultural richness of traditional houses, traditional dances and weaving crafts that are characteristic of local residents. Also also, there are hot springs, waterfalls, and traditional villages. And If you want to visit there, the best time is between July and September.