If you come around in the Lease Islands like the other eastern islands you will find the great "Perahu" like this- the traditional boath used by the ancestors of Maluku.
Here seen at Sapaura in the village Ihamahu.
This boats may used and make ready for an "acara" for one of the big festivals or ceremonys of the villages in Pulau Saparua.
At the northern Villages in Saparua you will find the big mighty trees, -
here a Durian tree.
In this hights this specials come -
as I hear it is difficult to get them!
But its soon at the market, and traditional artistic on the way home (see photo)-
and as I see, not only in Indonesia , same the people of Maluku and special in the little village in north Saparua like Durian.
To open and probe the durian fruits seems like same easy like in Germany to eat an apple!
The family was with this portion Durian in less than 1/2 hours ready!
The Durian is special - the vieving and consistence remembers a little at Chester Cheese....
So if it is recommended to try to probe the Durian fruits - where the durian trees are next door at the border of village
Maluku "die Gewürzinseln" - Ambon and Lease,
the "Spicy Islands" is the well known synonym for this nice area.
Here at photo of a street view at high noon in Saparua -
see the fresh harvested spicies dry in the sun.
Penginapan Patra in Laha village is quite terrible, there is a lot mosquitoes, even with aircon...more