Toraja Heritage Hotel

Address: P.O. Box 80 Rantepao-Tana, Rantepao, Sulawesi, Indonesia | 3 star hotel
 
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This 3 star hotel is located on P.O. Box 80 Rantepao-Tana, Rantepao.
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      Paying Tribute to the Dead

      A travel blog entry by swilson79 on Jan 19, 2015

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      Our adventures continued the next day in Toraja with Arru picking us up at 8:30 am. We stopped by the grocery store to pick up some cigarettes and candy which we would offer to our gracious hosts whom were hosting the day's funeral ceremony.

      Our first stop however, was the beautiful village of Ke'te Kesu. It is the home of some of the oldest traditional houses, some dating back 700 years. It was also Arru's home village so he was ...

      Funerals, Graves and Effigies

      A travel blog entry by swilson79 on Jan 17, 2015

      4 photos

      ... most important event in the Torajan culture, the funeral. At first it may sound like a strange tourist trap gone horribly wrong, but it is a beautiful authentic land. The Torajan's openly welcome travelers to join them in the elaborate funeral ceremonies. Sometimes lasting as long as 5 days in length, the ceremonies are a dramatic display of heart warming, welcoming spirit, and possibly most known for a large amount of animal sacrifice. Pigs and Buffaloes are slaughtered ...

      Funeral Crashers

      A travel blog entry by thecurries2012 on Sep 28, 2014

      318 photos

      ... Sulawesi we are generally greeted with a blank look, so just to save you all having to google 'where is Sulawesi', it is a spider shaped island in Indonesia.

      Having travelled a little bit of Indonesia last year we know that it is not one of the easiest places to travel. Boats sink, planes are generally not up to European safety standards, buses take days to get anywhere and it is all in all not the most pleasurable of countries to explore. So we made an executive ...

      Tana Toraja - people of the uplands

      A travel blog entry by brodieandalana on Sep 22, 2014

      1 comment, 34 photos

      ... our guide explained to us that although Christianity is now the main religion, Torajan people also continue to honour their traditional Gods.

      When a family member dies, their body is stored in the family house, for a period of a few weeks to a few years, so that the family can save up enough money to fund the appropriate funeral. On the final day of a funeral, the body is moved to a tomb. Traditionally the tomb would be in a natural cave, or in ...

      Malaysia's Perhentians and Indonesia's Sulawesi

      A travel blog entry by selenaolson on Sep 09, 2014

      10 photos

      ... t even see it while I bristle and give them the stink eye. Obviously this does not interfere with the flight and I am just a stickler for rules and need to take a pill. We arrived in Kota Bahru and had to spend the night in a hotel there before our transfer to the resort. The hotel we booked has properties in a lot of places in the world but I had never heard of them. Funny thing is though that besides your bed, everything is extra and/or by the hour; towels, soap, air ...