Selaru: The Second Largest Island

selaru.jpgThe southernmost island in the Tanimbar archipelago, Selaru is also the second largest one after Yamdena. Just south of Saumlaki, it is also relatively accessible, although it totally lacks visitor facilities of any sort. It definitely does not lack attractions however. The native Selarunese ethnic group are the most traditional in the Tanimbars, and are known for their traditional ikat weavings, often still using handspun cotton thread. There are also fine beaches and interesting off-shore islands around here

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