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The fascinating burial rituals of Tana Toraja, South Sulawesi, Indonesia

Cave burials, Toraja Highlands. Photo: flickr member Phitar

Cave burials, Toraja Highlands. Photo: flickr member Phitar

There are so many reasons to visit this land full of wonders – it’s certainly no ordinary experience. But you have to go at the right time, such as December, because Tana Toraja reaches the peak of its beauty in that month. What a Lovely December in Tana Toraja!

After being dormant for quite some time, Tana Toraja is displaying renewed enthusiasm through a South Sulawesi provincial government program, Lovely December in Tana Toraja, launched in December 2008 as part of the effort to restore the glory of tourism in this region, which has been nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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