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  • Markus Makur

    The Jakarta Post

Labuan Bajo, Flores | Mon, September 3 2012 | 06:00 am

PREMIUM With seemingly inexhaustible energy, the young boy was trekking up and down a rocky path, holding onto nearby tree roots now and again for fear of slipping into thickets, beyond which steep valleys gaped on both sides.

Unlike most mountaineers, the 6-year-old was barefoot as he pushed his way through the curtain of tall grass with great zeal in the forest of Mount Mbeliling in order to rea...