Batak people and their architecture

Batak people and their architecture

ARCHITECTURE Batak people and their architecture View of a batak maindailing village, 1910 Edited by Own Villa, with fragments from “Les Batak” by Achim Sibeth August 2018 The Batak are one of the many ancient populations of Indonesia. They live in the volcanic...
The history of home-made “bigoli”

The history of home-made “bigoli”

GOURMET The history of home-made “bigoli” Written by Rosanna Scorzato for Own Villa August 2018 The primary tool needed is the“bigolaro”, which is essentially a hand crank attached to an iron press and rough copper tube. This instrument was brought to the region by...
Living experience at Own Villa

Living experience at Own Villa

TRAVEL & LIFESTYLE Living experience at Own Villa Written by Bea and Jeremy – Mr and Mrs Monnet June 2017 Bali is a place where its architecture is in perfect harmony with its tropical environment. Eighteen months after our first visit to Bali, it was a...