Exploring the Greatness of Kelimutu NTT

If you are looking for someplace amazing for your next trip, then you might want to consider Kelimutu NTT in Indonesia in your list. That is because something amazing can be found in Kelimutu. This place is one nice maintains in the area of NTT, a little bit east of Indonesia. With some nice lakes on the top area of the mountains, you will surely be able to find the great view of the mountain. However, there are also some other great things that you can find in Kelimutu.

Starting from the starting point to climb to the top of the mountain, you will be able to find the greatness of the stone hills and also the cliff. The height of the cliff is very tall so that you can see the whole city of NTT from this hill. Going up a little bit in Kelimutu NTT, you will be able to see the total greatness of this place. It is the twin lake. They call it this way because those two lakes are so similar one another, in term of size. As an addition to that, the close distance between those lakes makes them as if reflected each other.

However, what makes them great is not because of the similarities. It is because of the color of the water. The first lake is called Tiwu Nuwa Muri Koo Fai and the second one is called Tiwu Ata Polo. These lakes are only separated by a cliff and yet those two lakes have different colors. Science said that those color different in the lakes in Kelimutu NTT is caused by the natural materials on the lowest part of the lake. However, the tradition said that the color of those lakes is the reflection of the overall condition in Indonesia.

A little bit far to those lakes, you can also find another lake named Tiwu Ata Mbupu. This is the lake that also has different color. The locals believe that those three lakes are connected each other. The third lake is the place where all of the spirits are gathered after death. After that, all of those spirits are judged by what they did while they live. If they do good things, they will go to the first lake in Kelimutu NTT that has the bright color. However, if you do many bad things in life, you will be sent to the second lake with the darker color.

 


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