Tana Toraja burials

Tana Toraja, An Ethnic Group Indigenous To A Mountainous Region Of South Sulawesi

In South Sulawesi province there is a district called Toraja or Tana Toraja (Toraja Land). It is a highland inhabited by its people who have unique and interesting traditions. The district is located in the northern part of South Sulawesi. By bus, it takes about eight hours to get to Tana Toraja from Makassar, the[…]

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The tomb caves of Londa, Toraja

Londa’s Burial Caves, The Popular Tourist Destinations in Toraja

“On the walls of a steep hill, coffins hang from cracks in the rocky face”. Lifelike wooden sculptures or effigies complete with clothes, stand in neat rows in cracks hollowed out in the cliff faces, very much like the windows & balconies of a house. These represent the dead who are buried there. Not far[…]

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Toraja burial place, Kete Kesu village

The Ancient Village Of Ke’te Kesu in The Heart Of The Toraja Highlands

Kete Kesu is a quaint, traditional village concealed in the mountainous region of Tana Toraja, South Sulawesi. It sits amidst a vast expanse of rice fields, and is the oldest village in the Sanggalangi district. The village is over 400 years old, and is said to have not changed at all in the last 400 years. Kete[…]

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The Tana Toraja burial site, South Sulawesi

Travel To The Tana Toraja Highlands

Safely protected beyond the lofty mountains and rugged granite cliffs of the central highlands of the island of Sulawesi, are the Toraja people who live in valleys that are lush with green rice terraces and fertile coffee plantations. “Discovered” and opened to the world from their long isolation only since the beginning of the last century, the[…]

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Borobudur Temple View From Top

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Adventure with nature, that’s what you can expect in Indonesia. Thousands of islands, hundreds of volcanoes and lush vegetation make up the biggest archipelago in the world. Composed of more than 18,000 islands – two-thirds of them uninhabited – Indonesia is the world’s largest archipelagic country. A tapestry of untouched natural beauty and cultural gems[…]

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The Strange Funeral Rites Of The Tana Toraja

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Indonesia is the largest archipelago country in the world, more than 17,508 islands. The five main islands are Java, Sumatra, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Papua and the group of thirty small islands. Indonesia is a multi-ethnic country. There are over 300 ethnic groups including Malays and Polynesians. Culture of various ethnic groups has produced a sumptuous and[…]

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Bukit Tinggi

Indonesian Holidays, Amazing Places in Indonesia

Indonesia Holidays Indonesia is an archipelago and  has more than 17,000 islands that look fascinating and are just astonishing. It is really big and you really need a plan properly your vacation in Indonesia. There are a lot of beautiful and wonderful places to visit in Indonesia. Here, some of them as follow. Bali The[…]

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