Roti Island Traditional Houses

Roti Island Traditional Houses

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Rumah adat sekitar Olafulihaa, Rote

The King of Thie was helped to the throne by the Dutch many years ago. The King, who died four years ago, had forty wives and 25 children. His eldest son, crown prince Jersy Weltry Messakh is head of the department of Culture and Tourism for Rote. When his father died the kingdom died with him, Rote is now a precinct of Indonesia. The island is still very much part of the third world, very high unemployment, very low wages, little sanitation, no running water and a lot of places don’t have electricity. The average wage is 500,000 rupiah per month which equates to about $68.00 AUD.

Roti Rumah Raja Rote

Rumah Raja Rote


Rumah Raja ROTE or ROTE King house is one of fascinating architecture at Pulau Rote, it was designed with European architecture, an old house with a quite different than any other houses on the island and was built since the Dutch colonize in Indonesia in the early of 19th Century Address: RUMAH RAJA ROTE at BA’A Directions: Rumah Raja Rote was located in front of BA’A square, about 1 km from BA’A seaport to the south, just ten minutes walking distance from the seaport, five minutes walking distance from Pasar (market) BA’A Read more:

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