Hotel Horison Makassar
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... do a trip to a small village to see the traditional funeral rituals, where Toraja is famous for. We had some trouble with the price we agreed on (they called it misunderstanding, we called it misleading), so we decided to leave without a guide. The traditional funeral takes 5 days during which pigs and waterbuffalos have to be sacrificed. Without this ritual, they believe that the spirit is still with them and cannot rest. In some cases the family doesn't have enough money ...
... walked out side waiting for our accommodation to pick us up. Well no accommodation picked us up, and after paying for a taxi TWICE we had the most intense drive of our lives. Indonesian driving beats Cambodian and Malaysia driving hands down. The taxi driver then got lost and tried to drop us off at 3 wrong places.
HOWEVER we have now made it and are looking forward to a nice wee rest before our final flight at 3am to Sorong to start our first week of diving.
... cool, so we bathed in its deep waters for a while, removing the sweat and grime from the days walking. After a very relaxing half an hour, we walked back to the river and headed downstream to our bikes. We then rode a short 5 minutes to some paddy fields strewn with rock boulders the size of houses, where we did some free climbing for the last part of the day before heading back to Makassar as the light faded in the east. Another great day trip in our Indonesian ...
... This is a way of life for many people out here, and they determinedly carry on without so much as a grumble (or an insurance claim!). So we were counting our blessings that this only happened to us over this short period.
By the morning of the third rainy day, the back porch was flooded again; we had to bail water out the front door as soon as we woke up. The buckets were brimming ...
... But here is another reason why we guess there are not many tourists coming this way. A few other people from the ship had found their way here too, and it was the response to our presence that gave it away. We would walk around a corner and the response would vary from the cool people who ignored us totally, to the teenage girls who would squeal and giggle and make repeated requests for photographs with us. Some very cool young men wanted their photo taken with Martin and they ...