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Friday, 31 October 2008

Bali Traditional House


The island of Lombok, which lies next to Bali, is not just blessed with beautiful beaches and unspoiled natural panoramas but also rich in traditional culture; and the most popular icon of Lombok’s culture (even the icon of Lombok) is Sasak’s traditional house. A visit to the island of Lombok is incomplete without seeing the Sasak’s traditional house; and one of the best places to see Sasak’s traditional house is in Sade Village, a Sasak traditional village.Sade traditional village can be reached with one-hour drive to the south from Mataram. Sade traditional village has a numbers of sasak’s traditional houses which are kept in good condition. There are usually two kinds of traditional houses that can be found in this traditional village, which are Bale and Lumbung. Bale is the construction for a living house, built with a single room functioning both as a sleeping room and kitchen. Lumbung is a curve-like construction functions as a rice store that have become the symbol of Lombok. Most Sasak houses are built with a lumbung and some also include sekepat or sekenem, construction which functions as guest reception or meeting place.The Sasak’s traditional house especially the Bale usually has an inner platform that stands one meter above the ground, and is made of a mixture of clay, droppings and straw, which is polished into a shining floor, for the lumbung the floor usually raises around 30 cm from the ground. The roof Sasak’s traditional house is made from natural products such as alang-alang, and the walls are made from bamboo or palm leafs.he Sasak’s traditional house especially the Bale usually has an inner platform that stands one meter above the ground, and is made of a mixture of clay, droppings and straw, which is polished into a shining floor, for the lumbung the floor usually raises around 30 cm from the ground. The roof Sasak’s traditional house is made from natural products such as alang-alang, and the walls are made fr

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