What’s Up Flo­res

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One of the big­gest sport­ing events to be held in Flo­res, Tour de Flo­res is a road cy­cling cham­pi­onship which takes place over sev­eral days be­gin­ning at Laran­tuka in East Flo­res and end­ing in Labuan Bajo with a dis­tance of more than 700 kilo­me­ters in 5 stages for ten days. Tour De Flo­res 2018 was orig­i­nally in­spired by other sim­i­lar events, such as Tour De France (Since 1903), Tour De Singkarak (Since 2009) and Tour De Banyuwangi “Ijen” (since 2012). Tour De Flo­res will cover a dis­tance of 743 KM over 5 stages. The cy­clists will travel through­out the length of the is­land’s cov­er­ing 14,300 square kilo­me­ters at var­i­ous tem­per­a­tures. Tour de Flo­res brings the eyes of the world to this beau­ti­ful is­land in East Nusa Teng­gara, high­light­ing the is­land’s in­cred­i­ble beauty along the spec­tac­u­lar coast, eth­nic di­ver­sity, cul­ture, me­galithic tra­di­tions, lan­guage, religion, rare wildlife and fauna of Ko­modo, Ke­limutu Lake, Pink Beach and so much more. Photo by FloresTourism.com

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