“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” - Mark Twain
Thursday, December 15, 2011
In Tana Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia, the big tourist activity is attending funerals and visiting many different kinds of graves. This one is in a cave from 100s of years ago. Tau Tau effigies are created for some of the buried. Ancestors continue to maintain the graves and leave offerings like clothes, cigarettes and bottles of things besides the graves.
Rice paddies cover ever inch of available land in Torajaland.