Toraja's Elaborate Funeral Ceremonies - click though to the article to find out about the customs involved.

Tana Toraja (South Sulawesi, Indonesia): Land of Heavenly Kings

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When your cruise ship calls on the island of Grand Turk, make your way down the beach to one of the Caribbean's best beach bars, Jack's Shack Grand Turk.

One of Indonesia's best-kept beaches; Tinabo island,  Taka Bonerate National Park, South Sulawesi.  #panoramamagz #panoramagroup #ontheroap #indonesia #wonderfulindonesia #tinabo #island #tinabobesar #takabonerate #nationalpark #southsulawesi #sulawesi #travel #beaches #traveling #instatravel #igtravel

One of Indonesia's best-kept beaches; Tinabo island, Taka Bonerate National Park, South Sulawesi. #panoramamagz #panoramagroup #ontheroap #indonesia #wonderfulindonesia #tinabo #island #tinabobesar #takabonerate #nationalpark #southsulawesi #sulawesi #travel #beaches #traveling #instatravel #igtravel

Indonesia || Sulawesi - Tana Toraja

When you drive up to Rantepao, you will be amazed by the beautiful surroundings. It places you in the heart of the true Tana Torajan territory and growing up here means growing up with death.

Selayar Island - South Sulawesi - Indonesia

Selayar Island - South Sulawesi - Indonesia

Kodingareng Keke, The Hidden Paradise from South Sulawesi, Indonesia

Kodingareng Keke, The Hidden Paradise from South Sulawesi, Indonesia

Desa Rammang-rammang di Maros, Sulawesi punya pemandangan yang dahsyat karena dikelilingi oleh pegunungan Karst nan menjulang. #PesonaIndonesia -- -- Rammang-rammang village in Maros, South Sulawesi has a extraordinary view of karst all over the area. #WonderfulIndonesia

Desa Rammang-rammang di Maros, Sulawesi punya pemandangan yang dahsyat karena dikelilingi oleh pegunungan Karst nan menjulang. #PesonaIndonesia -- -- Rammang-rammang village in Maros, South Sulawesi has a extraordinary view of karst all over the area. #WonderfulIndonesia

The third biggest atoll in the world , Takabonerate island national park, South sulawesi Indonesia

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Malino Highland, Makassar. Sulawesi.

Stunning view at Malino Highlands, South Sulawesi, Indonesia Photo by: IG

Gusung Batua, Pangkep, South Sulawesi

Gusung Batua, Pangkep, South Sulawesi

Toraja land tour 3 days from Makassar airport and overland trip by private car

Toraja Land tour, explore ancient tradition of Torajan which for Torajan, a funeral is single most important ceremony, experiences best tour opportunity.

Because funerals are an incredibly important aspect of life for the Torajan (an ethnic group in South Sulawesi, Indonesia), it can take many months for a family to raise sufficient funds to pay for the festivities. During this period of months, the dead body is wrapped in clothes and kept under the family home. The Torajans believe that the deceased soul remains with them until the burial.

Tau tau (effigies of the deceased) were put in the cave, looking out over the land. Toraja is an ethnic group in West and South Sulawesi, Indonesia.

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