Sibakloang Gallery and Coffee

Quality coffee and local handicrafts in Maumere, Flores
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“One comes to Flores for the famous Komodo dragons, the marvelous underwater world, the pristine beaches and the volcanic peaks covered in lush green jungle. But one should not miss out on what Flores is also really renowned for: its splendid coffee! Just before embarking on the long trip home, I found this fine coffee shop and gallery to stock up on the black gold and have a cup of it with the friendly owners.”

Though Maumere itself isn’t particularly a must-visit, but Sibakloang is worth a short stop when you’re in the area. The little store is set along a road and nicely decorated with some local handicrafts as wallets, bags and textiles are displayed. They have a variety of coffee beans to choose from and they can make you both a hot or iced coffee speciality. And if you feel like taking a bit of Flores back home: definitely take a bag (or two) of beans or grounded coffee home!

 

Kelly
Kelly is a travel addict that roamed the world for two years before settling down in the corner of the world that stole her heart, Vancouver Island in western Canada. She feels a deep connection with nature and has always felt the magnetic pull of the mountains. When not working as an educator and youth worker, you’ll find her getting her hands dirty in her garden or exploring her new province in her old purple van Dora the Explorer. When traveling, she loves to connect with locals and to wander off the less beaten paths. On her website ‘The Untold Story Project’ she shares her stories and photos through which she hopes to inspire others to follow their dreams. For the Boho Guide, Kelly will share local places for splendid coffee, fair and sustainable food, the best outdoor adventures and small-scale, unique overnights stays to lay your head to rest.
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