Lake Tempe is a very large lake in Southern Sulawesi which is home to hundreds of folk who make a living from fishing in the lake. They live in floating villages on the lake, they work, eat, sleep and go to school on the lake. We arrived in nearby Sengkang, a historic and bustling market townContinue reading “Life on Lake Tempe”
It is odd to think that we are actually delighted to be invited to a funeral. My parents ask if we knew the deceased and the answer is no. The dead person, for whom we must purchase 200 cigarettes, died 4 years ago, aged 58.
Tana Toraja is one of those mystical places I had read about as a child.