Tana Toraja – Funerals, Slaughter and Christmas

Men performing a ceremony at the funeral reception

We arrived at our hotel, Pia’s Poppies, in Rantepao, the biggest town/city in the Tana Toraja Regency, in the early evening after more than 12 hours on the road.  We were shown to our room which was simple, large and clean with a big comfortable bed and a quirky bathroom.   And it was cool. So much cooler.  Bliss. Continue reading