Photo: Bodo Ede village.

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Bodo Ede village

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Bodo Ede village is perched on a small hill, about a block behind the post office in the heart of Waikabubak. At the bottom of hill before entering, you’ll pass a number of large stone and more modern cement tombs, most with stylised buffalo decorations.

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A short steep climb will reveal a small, tightly packed village with 14 houses, all constructed with traditional tall thatched roofs, but a few of the buildings are built from modern brick and mortar rather than traditional bamboo or wood. However, this is mostly concealed by the thatch.

The village of Bodo Ede. Photo taken in or around Bodo Ede village, Waikabubak, Indonesia by Sally Arnold.

The village of Bodo Ede. Photo: Sally Arnold

A couple of the houses display large collections of buffalo horns — most impressive (and handy for hanging your motorbike helmet). Crowded into the tiny centre of the village are some very interesting megalithic tombs, many with elaborate carvings. One of particular note is a large standing carved stone that looks like a figure with ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 100 words.)

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