Tana Toraja

Tana Toraja : Land of Heavenly Kings Safely protected beyond the lofty mountains and rugged granite cliffs of the central highlands of the island of Sulawesi, are the Toraja people who live in valleys that are lush with green rice terraces and fertile coffee plantations. “Discovered” and opened to the world from their long isolation only since […]
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Makassar: Historic Port for Spices and Sailing Ships

Makassar : Historic Port for Spices and Sailing Ships Formerly called Ujung Pandang, the city of Makassar is the largest city in east Indonesia. Capital of South Sulawesi, Makassar enjoys a central location in the Indonesian archipelago and today Makassar is Indonesia’s busy air hub, connecting Sumatra, Java, Bali and Kalimantan in the west with […]
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Fort Rotterdam and the I La Galigo Museum

Fort Rotterdam and the I La Galigo Museum within: History of South Sulawesi Standing majestically at the western coast of Makassar, Fort Rotterdam is recognized as the city’s most iconic landmark. With historical traces dating back to the Kingom of Gowa from the 16thth century to colonization by the Dutch, this Fort has silently witnessed many […]
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Bulukumba

Bulukumba: Phinisi Boat Building Industry and Tanjung Bira Beach Resort Located at the most southern tip of South Sulawesi’s peninsula, 153 kilometers south of Makassar, lies the district of Bulukumba , holding hidden marvels in its pristine beaches, underwater gardens, and   unique maritime culture. The district is also known as Butta Panrita Lopi or ‘the land of the […]
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Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park

Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park: Roaring Waterfall, and Kingdom of Butterflies In 1857 a leading British naturalist, Alfred Russell Wallace discovered wonders beyond his imagination as he travelled into the interior of South Sulawesi, Indonesia. He found himself surrounded by thousands of enchanting butterflies of various sizes and colors.  Fascinated by the scene, he dubbed the area […]
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