Kelimutu crater coloured lakes are the only such craters in he world where three crates located next to each other with different colours. In the colonial era the colours of the lakes are told to be red, white and blue similar to the colour of the Netherland flags. In recent years the colours tend to change constantly yet the blue crater tend to be always in turqoise colour. Nest in the Lio ethnic area, the crater lakes are believed to be the dwelling of the souls of the passed away villagers. The sacred place. The west most crater called Tiwu Ata Bupu or the lake for the elders, the crater in the middle is named Tiwu Ko'o Fai Nua Muri or the lake for the youth. Whilst the red or brown one is the place for the sinners.
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