Sahid Hotel

Address: Jl. Raya Gettengan No.1, Rantepao, Sulawesi, Indonesia | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Jl. Raya Gettengan No.1, Rantepao, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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Travel Blogs from Rantepao

Paying Tribute to the Dead

A travel blog entry by swilson79 on Jan 19, 2015

6 photos

... we humans share in regards to death. The ceremony may have been elaborate, but at the root, we all feel the same deep sorrow and loss, we are all human beings, no matter where we live or how we are raised.

Temporary structures are built to house the guests that arrive, and many bring pigs or buffaloes to be slaughtered. The hosts serve sweets and coffee/tea to us, and offer us cigarettes, palm wine and betel nuts ( ...

Funerals, Graves and Effigies

A travel blog entry by swilson79 on Jan 17, 2015

4 photos

... and in true Asian adventure style, should also consider applying to the formula one circuit, as his driving skills were wild, aggressive and skilled. Once into the mountains, the views were stunning, the roads a bit treacherous, and the constant driving on the other side of the road something to adjust to. 8 hours later we had safely arrived at our destination, Hotel Pison, in the town of Rantepao, the standard jumping off point in Toraja.

That night we met ...

Tana Toraja - people of the uplands

A travel blog entry by brodieandalana on Sep 22, 2014

1 comment, 34 photos

... the locals actually prefer it as the more people who attend a funeral, and take photo's at the funeral, the more remembered and honoured the deceased will be. As a guest we had to bring a gift for the family, the norm is usually a carton of cigarettes or 1kg of sugar. It’s obviously rude to attend something empty handed so the Torajan’s figure the tourists might as well give them something they will use, and smoking seems to be a big ...

Malaysia's Perhentians and Indonesia's Sulawesi

A travel blog entry by selenaolson on Sep 09, 2014

10 photos

... eggs. While they are laying, they are measured and details taken as they are in a trance. When the babies hatch they help them safely return to the ocean. There were crazy almost tear the roof off storms when we were there but they came at night and it was beautiful during the day. On my first venture off of the beach, I thought I might snorkel all the way to Borneo as the life was so amazing. I don't know most of the names of what I saw besides the clown fish, sharks, sea ...

Bobbi, the buffalo!!! ( Mature content! Be aware!)

A travel blog entry by s.lukaszewicz on Jun 28, 2014

44 photos

... see. As we got to the place that was build specially for the purposes of the funeral only two moths before, I was exploring with my eyes everything what was around me. Place looked very different,special and traditional. I could see the mud all over the ground. The first thing I spotted was a head of an already killed buffalo, thinking we were too late, but we were nothing but just on time. One of the family member took us under his ''wing'' and sat us down. I was clueless that this ...